Are you the type of person who’s up for challenges? You might consider becoming a Saturation Diver. These deep-sea or saturation divers breathe a combination of oxygen and helium at 164-300 feet below sea level in very hazardous conditions. Saturation Divers are bold and fearless people with extraordinary abilities to work on scientific research, maintenance of deep sea structures or working on drilling rigs.
If saturation diving doesn’t send shivers down your spine yet, then you can opt for more an even more challenging, high-risk job… doing Hazmat diving. So if you think you’ve got the worst job on the planet then better think again! Hazmat diving do not only tests a diver’s skills but also his strength, endurance and the guts to swim into clouds of waste, inside nuclear reactors and through toxic spills on coasts and inland waterways.
Because of the great danger and hazards that comes along with the work, a huge amount of money is waiting for hazmat divers which could also mean that they are the highest paid among all commercial divers!
Due to the hazardous and toxic nature of their job, Hazmat divers are always decontaminated after work.
Oil Rig Divers
To satisfy the market’s insatiable desire for oil, oil companies hire Oil Rig Divers. They are technical divers in charge of helping with the drilling, fixing of oil derrick or inspecting a pipeline. They dive deep for long periods of time so they are prepared for several decompression stops and long surface intervals. This job can be very demanding but the rewards are amazing.
Naval or military divers
Are you strong and resilient physically and mentally? Maybe you are not far from becoming a naval diver. Their intense training and unrivaled expertise has molded them to fulfill their missions in every corner of the world, in any condition. It helped them succeed in the perilous world of underwater adventure to accomplish their ultimate mission: to make the world a better, safer place. Their work is not only limited to diving but also involves clearing and destroying mines and explosives.
Fish Farm Divers
Do you love eating seafood? Well, you should give kudos to fish farm divers for enabling you to have your regular share of fish, shrimps, crabs and other seafood. They are primarily involved in Aquaculture, which is the cultivating and farming of aquatic organisms under regulated and controlled conditions.
So have you thought of getting a diving career? Now is the time to put that SCUBA training of yours into a rewarding profession! Take the plunge now!