Chief Diver – 5K Sign-on Bonus (Req ID: 4437)

Chugach Government Solutions, LLC
May 17, 2023
Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
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Job Overview

This position on Kwajalein Atoll, in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, offers great work-life balance. The site provides free lodging/dining and a large selection of morale and welfare activities. Spend your morning watching beautiful sunrises, enjoy temperatures at a consistent 85 degrees, and end your days with spectacular sunsets. With beaches, scuba diving, saltwater swimming pools, bike riding, boating, fishing, and a recreation center, your free time has never been better spent! Experience all that island living has to offer by joining our Kwajalein team today.

The Incumbent works below surface of water, using SCUBA gear (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) or diving suit with airline extending to surface for the execution of all field work encompassed in diving operations, including but not limited to, underwater construction, maintenance, repairs, and inspections.

This position is unaccompanied. A bachelor’s quarter (BQ) and a meal card will be provided.

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus, Competitive wages and great benefits package offered! Apply now to learn more!

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Responsible to ensure all members of the diving team are working safely during all phases of performing the job duties required in the field.
  • Correct completion of all job-specific, employee-related MER Diving paperwork including daily job reports, dive logs, AHA/JHAs, dive plans, and inspection results.
  • Understand and enforce project’s detailed scope-of-work to maintain strict compliance with contract documents, project schedules, and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Communicate job schedule, scope changes, safety concerns, and all other aspects of the job to management, dive team, and clients.
  • Takes appropriate safety precautions, such as monitoring dive times and depths.
  • Oversees executing administrative and maintenance on hyper/hypobaric systems. Provide 24-hour per day service as emergency contingency for recompression chamber operations.
  • Emergency Response Action Team member
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a comprehensive operational Diving Smooth Log for the Command, which is evidence of actual diving operations
  • Descends into water with aid of Diver Tender and communicates with surface by signal line or telephone.
  • Inspects docks, bottoms, and propellers of ships.
  • Repairs vessels below waterline, replacing missing or leaking rivets with bolts.
  • Cuts and welds steel, using oxyacetylene cutting torch and arc-welding equipment.
  • Cleans debris from intake and discharge strainers.
  • Removes launching cradles and sliding ways from keels of newly launched vessels, using power and hand tools, and places rigging around sunken objects and hooks rigging to crane lines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, to support project execution.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 5 years in the diving industry with 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Commercial Dive School Diploma.
  • ADCI supervisor and diver card.
  • Current DMT Certification.
  • Current ADC Dive Physical (Physicians Signature.)
  • Current CPR/First Aid/AED (Adult), from a certified Red Cross facility or equivalent (online certifications are NOT accepted).
  • Attention to details is critical; along with the interest to keep growing and learning in current position.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. passport
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top security clearance, which includes U.S. Citizenship or U.S. naturalization
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required.

Reasonable Accommodation:

CGS will provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Chugach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic factors, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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