Divers will inspect diving equipment before diving and will build, check and repair underwater constructions such as harbour wall foundations, ship hulls, jetties, piers and pipelines, sometimes using cutting or welding equipment. They will use cables, floatation gear or ropes to bring underwater objects to the surface and will carry out underwater exploration. They will carry out underwater search and rescue operations to recover bodies, stolen goods and other property (police divers). They will build and look after fish farms and will supervise and teach others to dive. They will operate cameras for underwater filming (such as for nature documentaries) and will place recording instruments underwater. They will operate decompression and recompression chambers.
Avg Salary
Australia  $58,500 AUD
United Kingdom  £26,000 GBP
United States of America  $57,531 USD
New Zealand  $107,963 NZD
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