Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. (Global) is the largest diving contractor on the West Coast, based out of Seattle, WA, a leading provider of marine construction and infrastructure support services in the United States, and an internationally recognized casualty responder.


Employees are an integral asset to ensuring our success and as such our staff is required to meet the highest expectations. We take pride in our renowned safety standards and require Global employees to utilize safe work practices at all times. We count on our employees to perform in fast paced environments while still satisfying customer needs and maintaining effective working relationships. The ability to proactively identify issues and offer innovative solutions is also highly praised. Additionally, we expect our workers be able to effectively function under pressure in order to achieve required deadlines. Our staff should be capable of working independently, however Global is fundamentally concerned with team work and the invaluable part it plays in this industry. We have a commitment to our employees and, in turn, expect our employees to contribute to the success of Global. 

We are accepting applications for Diver/Tender. This person will report to the company’s Regional Dive Operations Manager. 


Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertake dives and other duties as directed by the Supervisor; 
  • Ensure that personal diving equipment is working correctly and is suitable for the planned dive;
  • Ensure full understanding of the dive plan and is competent to carry out the planned task; 
  • Know the routine and emergency procedures; 
  • Report any medical problem or symptoms experienced during or after the dive; 
  • Ability to identify and report any equipment faults, other potential hazards, near misses or accidents; 
  • Keep logbook up to date and have it signed by the Supervisor after each dive.

Job requirements:

Required Skills

  • Previous maritime experience and knowledge of diving support equipment
  • Must possess working knowledge of industry requirements for equipment
  • All employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States 
  • Must have valid driver license, valid car insurance and submit driving record for the past three years 
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check 
  • Current certifications of all diver owned equipment (i.e. Hat, bottle, etc) 
  • Must possess a current diving physical or be able to pass a diving physical 
  • Ability to wear a commercial diving hat 25-30lbs, for approximately 4hrs daily 
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions; rain, sleet, storm, snow, heat, etc. 
  • Ability to work out on remote or distant projects as needed for several months at a time 
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repetitively 
  • 24 hour and 7 day a week availability based upon project or emergency response needs 
  • Current ADCI Card 
  • Oxygen Provider/DANO2 
  • First/Aid CPR 
  • Must be eligible to enter or be a member of local union


Required Experience

Must be a graduate of a commercial diver training program accredited by the Association of Diving Educators (ACDE) or other as recognized in IMCA.


Preferred Credentials 

  • 1-3 years of underwater diving experience
  • 1-3 years experience in the construction industry  
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a TWIC Card 
  • Ability to work outside the United States 
  • IMCA Certified/International Certification cards 
  • NITROX /Enriched Air Oxygen 
  • OSHA 10 hour or 30 hour construction course certificate

Diving qualification: see above


Company: Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. (Global)
Location: North America
Town: Vallejo
Country: United States
Map position:
Vallejo, California, United States


Contact person: HR
e-mail: Email:
Phone: 206-623-0621

Diver/Tender (Tracking Code 256-027)