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Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. Deckhand in Seattle, Washington

Global is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with additional main offices in Alaska and California. Global is part of the Dive/Marine Construction business line of Moran Towing Corporation, a 160-year-old marine transportation company based out of New Canaan, CT, with 17 locations along the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico. Global is now part of one of the largest privately held maritime companies in the United States. Together Global, Moran, and Moran Environmental Recovery (MER) provide safe and effective solutions to government, marine, and energy industries throughout North America and beyond.   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 completing the most complex, challenging assignments.


Position Overview

 Global is currently seeking Deckhands to join our team located in Seattle, WA. This person will be responsible for safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally compliant deckhand duties.  This is an entry-level, full-time position with a rotating schedule.  See below for additional information on the typical work schedule.

  • Responsible for getting underway, mooring, anchoring, and line-handling in all weather conditions
  • Assist with the towing, deploying, and stowing of oil containment boom
  • Control lines to moor vessel to wharves, tie up vessel to another vessel, or rig towing lines
  • Perform lookout duties while underway - to include watching for other vessels, monitoring traffic conditions and potentially unsafe conditions onboard, and otherwise
  • Keep vessel and equipment maintained by performing a variety of maintenance and cleaning duties
  • Perform maintenance and construction tasks as required
  • Perform minor engineering repairs and engineering rounds as directed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Ensure that safety equipment is utilized and appropriate guidelines are followed for all tasks involving physical risk or hazardous materials
  • Carry out and complete assigned tasks within the legal requirements of USCG and other regulatory agencies
  • Participate in meetings, training, drills, and safety audits as required by USCG & company policy
  • Drive company vehicles as needed


Required Skills

  • All employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States 
  • Must have a valid driver's license, and valid car insurance, and submit a driving record 
  • Must be able to provide and/or obtain a TWIC card within 30 days of employment
  • Must be able to provide and/or obtain a WA State Boaters Card within 30 days of employment
  • Must complete GDS mandatory training and other required programs
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, background check, and Physical
  • Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Current knowledge of DOT regulations preferred


Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.


Preferred Credentials

  • 24hr or 40hr Hazwoper
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED
  • Maritime experience


Physical / Mental Requirements

Ability to work any day of the week both night and day

Available for after-hours emergency response

Ability to t