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Deep Submergence Vehicle Crewmember

Service, repair, and maintain deep submergence vehicles.

What does a Deep Submergence Vehicle Crewmember do?

Services, repairs, and maintains deep submergence vehicle and assists DEEP SUBMERGENCE VEHICLE OPERATOR in predive and postdive inspection and operation of vehicle. Connects high pressure air and oxygen hoses from land based equipment to vehicle. Services vehicle with oil and hydraulic fluid. Connects cables to and charges vehicle’s battery. Inspects and replaces seals, gaskets, hoses, tubing, hydraulic motors, pumps, valves, filters, and other specified equipment and components aboard vehicle. Conducts detailed predive and postdive tests of mechanical, life supporting, electrical, and hydraulic systems. May drive vehicle and supervise subordinates.