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Saudi Aramco
Updated: May 22 2012
Desired Expertise: Diving
Experience: 10+ years
Minimum Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:
Position Description Saudi Aramco's Marine Department is seeking a highly competent Diver, with Offshore Diving Qualification HSE Part 1 and IMCA Diving Supervisor Certification, to mainly perform the following:

Survey underwater installations, ships' bottoms, drilling rigs, and platforms to determine necessary repairs.
Perform underwater work, which requires the skills of a welder, pipefitter, rigger and mechanic.
Perform underwater surveillance, which requires the ability to operate inspection equipment and instruments, television equipment, underwater cameras, and to make sketches.
Inspect, maintain and repair diving equipment.

The work schedule will be 42/21 work/vacation relief with company paid travel and vacation.

Minimum Requirements Offshore Diving Qualification HSE Part 1 or IMCA equivalent.
IMCA Diving Supervisor Certification.
Competent knowledge in U.S. Navy Decompression Procedures.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in offshore diving, 2 years of which is as a Diving Supervisor.
Valid Offshore Diving Medical and Basic First Aid Certificates recognized by IMCA and/or Saudi Aramco.
Total command in oral and written English.
Computer literate.

Duties & Responsibilities Define scope of work to be accomplished.
Ensure a Work Standard is used for the type of job performed and use same to give the estimated work duration to the user department.
Dive to inspect in-progress and completed work for compliance with Saudi Aramco Engineering Work Scope requirements.
Supervise compliance of the diving work with Saudi Aramco or recognized authorities safety and loss prevention instructions at Saudi Aramco installations above or below water. This includes safety equipment as well as required work permits.
Report daily work progress to the Marine Underwater Inspection & Repair Unit Supervisor or Senior Diving Inspector, against the Work Standard and explain exceptions.
Critique and report job completion defining problem areas with recommendations for improvement.
Liaison with the Saudi Aramco User Departments regarding confirmation of Engineering, piping, cathodic protection, corrosion control methods and Inspection Standards to ensure that correct procedures are followed and that questionable findings are highlighted.
Use the Engineering Library as a source for drawings prior to performance of diving work.
Report specific job related performance of contract and Saudi Aramco divers after the completion of each diving assignment. Recommend areas for development of the individual and comment on strengths, which can be utilized to improve job times.
Train other divers in fields required to become Diving Inspectors as outlined in this job description.
Develop methods, techniques, equipment, special tools, and devices necessary for performance of a difficult diving job.
Prepare a hazardous repair procedure and train divers in dry runs as necessary prior to any unusual or hazardous repair.
Conduct Diving Contractor on-hire and interim inspections of personnel and equipment.
Conduct Saudi Aramco Marine Department vessel inspections and audited drills onboard diving support vessels.

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