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Skin Diver

Aliases: Will be updated

Industry/Sector(s): Shipping


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks of a Skin Diver is expected to perform include:
  • Diving into sea for underwater examination of keel of ship, propellers, pipes, etc. for suspected breakage and leakage, and reporting defects
  • Receiving order from supervisors and going to spot where diving is required
  • Ascertaining depth of water by putting sounding lines
  • Judging whether skin diving is feasible
  • Diving into water by holding on rope attached with heavy weight (sinker) and being lowered to the bottom 
  • Reporting defects to supervisors
  • Rectifying minor defects
  • Removing obstructions while under water
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work maybe available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Ship usually sails for 5/6 days a week and works for 14/15 hours every day. This may vary from ship to ship
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Minimum –  10th Pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficiency in diving 
  • Ability to examine ship underwater
  • Knowledge of rectifying minor defects
  • Ability to communicate through signalling and telephone
  • Ability to stay underwater for long hours
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 2

TMC Services

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 

Coming soon

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Indian Navy
  • Shipping companies across India
  • Cruises liners
KEYWORDS 

Skin Diver

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157541.0700Skin Diver
ISCO 20087541 Underwater Divers
NIC 200833150Repair of transport equipment, except motor vehicles
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