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Navy Diver job

US NavyPortland, OR
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The United States Navy is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. With approximately 450,000 sailors, 300 ships and submarines, and 3,700 aircraft it is the largest and most capable navy in the world. The Navy offers a multitude of military and civilian career opportunities, from aircraft mechanic to zoologist, electrician to engineer, pipefitter to physician - there are more than 558 different occupations across the country and the world. The Navy offers competitive pay and benefits (health and retirement), and creative and challenging assignments as well as an opportunity to serve the nation.

Job Description

Their accomplishments are epic. Their expertise is unrivaled. No other force is more intensely trained to succeed in the perilous world of underwater adventure. Each assignment they take on is crucial and backed by a steadfast dedication to teamwork. #GDJULY

Navy Divers are part of an extraordinary community. They journey anywhere from the darkest depths of the worlds oceans to freezing arctic-like conditions underneath icebergs, accomplishing a number of tasks only few can perform, with no margin for error.

Navy Divers may be expected to:

Perform a variety of diving salvage operations and special diving duties worldwide
Take part in construction and demolition projects
Execute search and rescue missions
Support military and civilian law enforcement agencies
Serve as the technical experts for diving evolutions for numerous military Special Operations units
Provide security, communications and other logistics during Expeditionary Warfare missions
Carry out routine ship maintenance, including restoration and repair
Your job as a Navy Diver could encompass many dive specialties, including:

Salvage and recovery Locating and retrieving wreckage; conducting harbor and waterway clearance, underwater repairs and salvage operations in all environments

Deep submergence Probing the greatest depths in the name of research and other classified missions

Ship husbandry Inspecting and repairing ships and submarines

Saturation diving Working and living at extreme depths for days or weeks at a time

Males and females are eligible to apply to become enlisted Navy Divers. No college degree is required, but a high degree of difficulty and satisfaction is standard. Training is tough and ongoing. You can apply for the Navy Challenge contract for Divers at any time during your first enlistment.

Entry Requirements:

Eyesight 20/200 bilateral correctable to 20/25 with no color blindness
Minimum Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) score: AR+VE=103, MC=51
Pass a physical examination required for divers
Be 30 years of age or younger
Must be a U.S. citizen and eligible for security clearance
The chart below highlights the current minimum Navy Physical Screening Test (PST) requirements for Navy Challenge Programs.

NOTE: You should consult your physician or other health-care professional before starting any exercise regime or other fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs. This is particularly true if you (or your family) have a history of medical illnesses or ailments that could be made worse by a change in physical activity. Do not start a fitness program if your physician or health-care provider advises against it.

General qualifications may vary depending upon whether youre currently serving, whether youve served before or whether youve never served before.

TASKS

  • Take appropriate safety precautions, such as monitoring dive lengths and depths and registering with authorities before diving expeditions begin.
  • Check and maintain diving equipment, such as helmets, masks, air tanks, harnesses, or gauges.
  • Communicate with workers on the surface while underwater, using signal lines or telephones.
  • Descend into water with the aid of diver helpers, using scuba gear or diving suits.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical ThinkingUsing logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Building and ConstructionKnowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • MechanicalKnowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • MathematicsKnowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

US Navy

Type

Government

Size

Large

Revenue

$2B to $5B

Location

Portland, OR, and others

Founded

1775

CEO

Ray Mabus

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