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Commercial Divers

On the Job


Commercial Divers work below the surface of the water to inspect, install, or repair equipment. They may use hand or power tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, and welding equipment. They may conduct tests or take pictures of structures or marine life.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


O*NET in-it

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