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Marine Environmental Technician

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Global Diving and Salvage

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
April 28, 2016
Global Diving and Salvage
Seattle, WA
Years of Experiences
Career Level
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About Global Diving and Salvage

Founded in 1979, Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is a leading provider of marine construction, support services, and marine casualty responder worldwide. Global, and our parent company Moran Environmental Recovery (MER), are dedicated to providing clients with safe and effective solutions to complex problems – even under the most difficult conditions. Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. (Global) is the largest diving contractor on the West Coast, based out of Seattle, WA, a leading provider of marine construction and infrastructure support services in the United States, and an internationally recognized casualty responder. Global is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with additional main offices in Alaska, California. Global is wholly owned subsidiary of MER, based in Randolph, MA, with multiple offices along the East Coast and throughout the Northeastern U.S. Together MER and Global’s skilled teams offer safe and effective solutions. Recognized internationally for safety, integrity, and expertise, Global provides a wide variety of underwater maintenance, repair, installation, and inspection services. In addition to complete project management, Global offers engineering support for complex projects that require technical underwater procedures and tooling. Our extensive experience and resources enable us to adapt quickly while always maintaining the highest level of safety, and successfully complete the most complex, challenging assignments.

Job description

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc (Global) is the largest diving contractor on the West Coast, based out of Seattle, WA, a leading provider of offshore support services, marine construction and infrastructure support services in the United States, and an internationally recognized casualty responder. Our experience enables us to adapt quickly to unique problems and resolve potentially costly situations. In addition, we have the proven ability to customize systems and management teams for individual projects. 

We are accepting applications for Marine Environmental Technicians.  The successful candidate must have prior construction or maritime experience.  This person will report to the company’s PNW Environmental Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Small vessel operation;

  • Skilled equipment operations including but not limited to forklift, pump operations, hand tools (Hydraulic, pneumatic, electric and gas powered) and heavy equipment (excavators, loaders and back hoes).

  • Welding and cutting;

  • Oil Spill response;

  • Deploying, retrieval, and processing of sorbent materials;

  • Boom deployment and retrieval;

  • Boom and fender maintenance;

  • Driving/positioning company vehicles;

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills: 

  • All employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Must have valid driver license, valid car insurance and submit driving record for the past three years

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a TWIC Card 

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions; rain, sleet, storm, snow, heat, etc.

  • Ability to lift 50lbs repetitively

  • 24hour and 7 day a week availability based upon project or emergency response needs

Preferred Experience:

  • 1-3 years experience in the maritime industry or construction industry

  • First/Aid CPR


  • Current Passport

  • Boaters Card (Washington state boater’s card)

  • USCG License

Equal Employment Opportunity

Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the objective of Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. to obtain qualified employees consistent with position requirements: to seek, employ, promote, and treat all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion/creed, handicap/disability, marital status, genetic information/history, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic or condition protected by law.

Global will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Global’s legal duty to furnish information.

If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please contact 206-623-0621 or email

Job Location

Seattle, WA

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Job Location Seattle, Washington, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular