Tender 2 - Bayou Vista, LA
Phoenix International Holdings
 Bayou Vista, LA


A Tender 2 reports to the Diving or Shop Supervisor and is an entry-level Tender, required to perform maintenance on diving and diving support equipment as well as develop the skills required by all divers and tenders. This position will be expected to work in the facility (8 hours), possibly on board ships at sea (12+ hours), and possibly on remote job sites on a daily basis, and may require worldwide travel on an emergency call out basis.



  • Accomplish all tasks assigned. In the event he is assigned a task for which he does not consider himself qualified by either training and/or experience, he shall immediately inform his supervisor.
  • Read, understand, and comply with all of Phoenix policies and with applicable government regulations as they relate to his qualifications or performance.
  • Operate, monitor, and maintain all shop equipment as directed by the lead tender, the Diving or Shop Supervisor.
  • Report to the lead tender the status of all deck equipment provided for the diving operation.
  • Immediately report to the lead tender and Diving Supervisor any defect or malfunction of any equipment provided for the diving operation.
  • Report to the Diving Supervisor any recent medical treatment or illness so that a proper determination can be made concerning his fitness to dive.
  • Immediately report all symptoms or suspected symptoms as early and accurately as possible.
  • Follow safe diving practice at all times during the diving operation whether on deck or in the water.
  • Bring to the attention of the Diving Supervisor any questionable items. Be alert for the safety of others.
  • Assist the divers to ensure that all diving equipment has been correctly maintained, prepared and tested before and after each dive.
  • Maintain a diver's logbook, which details all dives, medical examinations, courses taken, and personal equipment maintenance.
  • Ensure their medical certificates are up to date and recorded in their logbook.
  • Maintain current certification in First Aid and CPR.
  • Complete administrative office duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of a professional diving school
  • Current certification in First Aid and CPR
  • Must be able to understand and comply with regulations or instructions concerning the use, maintenance, repair, and testing of all diving and shop equipment
  • Must be able to obtain authorization to operate company vehicles
  • Significant physical effort required. Must be able to pass annual diving physical
  • Significant exposure to physical risk
  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance
  • Must be able, and willing, to travel worldwide, on short notice for indefinite periods of time.

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.