Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Diving
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Morgan City, Louisiana, United States

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

The Diving Supervisor is in charge of the planning and execution of the diving operation, including the responsibility for the safety and health of the dive team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure diving operations are carried on from a suitable and safe location on the surface, and in compliance with any permit to work.
  • Personally verify that all personnel in the dive team are qualified and physically able to perform tasks assigned. He must make an assessment of the physical condition of the divers prior to each dive to determine if any physical impairment is present which would be detrimental to their health and safety in the water or under hyperbaric conditions.
  • Assign the duties of all members of the dive team and personally direct them throughout the diving operation.
  • Ensure that the diving equipment designated for use is:
    • Suitable for the planned diving operation
    • Inspected prior to each dive and in good working order
  • Ensure that all operating instructions, manuals, decompression tables, treatment schedules and regulatory publications are available at the dive location and are maintained to reflect current changes and/or developments.
  • In the absence of a diving superintendent act as the primary point of contact with the customer's representative at the job location and the person-in-charge of the vessel or facility.
  • Be aware of the procedures to follow to obtain medical support in the event of an accident, either diving or non-diving related. (Mayday List) Safety documentation Emergency Support Mayday Procedure refers. (SAF-SPR-OOR or Area Equivalent)
  • Ensure the contents of the medical and first-aid kits are inventoried at least monthly and re-supplied as they are used.
  • Be directly responsible to the Operations Manager for ensuring that all operations under his supervision are carried out in accordance with established Oceaneering operating policies and procedures.
  • Conduct continuous training for the dive team under his supervision, keeping records of attendance and subjects covered.
  • Reporting all accidents or incidents involving personnel or equipment in accordance with reporting procedures Incident and Accident Reporting and Investigation Section 1-H. (SAF-SPR-005 or Area Equivalent)
  • Conduct safety meetings in accordance with Company Safety Meetings policy (SAF-SPR-008 or Area Equivalent) ensuring maximum practical attendance and participation.
  • Conduct job hazard reviews and tool box meetings with all members of diving team prior to commencing diving activity.
  • When on a project with two supervisors per shift, the supervisor not on the panel is responsible for any and all back deck operations including safety and health of dive team, MOC, procedures, and tool-box talks to be captured in the logs and shift turnovers for their shifts.
  • If unable to be on deck for these operations, the supervisor must designate a competent person on shift.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This position has supervisory responsibilties.


  • Hold a commercial diving school certification of graduation.
  • Minimum ten years offshore commercial diving experience.
  • IMCA Diving Supervisor Certification
  • ADC mixed gas card.
  • Ability to obtain a valid Passport and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

Additional Information

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFSHORE WORK which is characterized as follows.
  • Requires working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions.
  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
  • Includes exposure to contaminants.
  • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures.
  • Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.
  • Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered HEAVY work.

  • Lift 50-100 pounds
  • Work in confined spaces, kneel, jump, run, work while lying on stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands
  • Differentiate between colors
  • Wear PPE for skin protection
  • Eye protection
  • Steel/safety toed shoes/boots

  • Lift 25-50 pounds
  • Wear PPE for head, hands
  • Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objects
  • Twist, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated
  • Work with arms extended below the waist, unsupported, elbows flexed, wrist supported and unsupported

  • Lift 10-20 pounds
  • Standing and walking
  • Wear PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.


As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.


We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.