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I worked at Cal Dive full-time (More than 5 years)RecommendsNeutral OutlookDisapproves of CEORecommendsNeutral OutlookDisapproves of CEO
The experiences that you won't find at most dive companies. Some were good some were bad. What mattered was how diverse these experiences were. If you're doing the same ol offshore diving that a lot of small companies did you will never be any good. Some of the diving superintendents and supervisors there had so much knowledge they passed on to me is invaluable. The men offshore at that company have forgotten more about diving than the world will ever know.
No hurricanes, the economy, the board of directors. Also they swung for the fences too many times. There is more to it (things above my pay grade), but no need to bash a company that helped me out when I needed it.
Advice to Management
I don't give advice to management they give it to me. And all the guys and gals in management that are out of a good job/career keep trucking.
Cal Dive International may or may not be California dreaming, but its waking hours are spent beneath the waters of the world's oceans. The subsea contractor operates a fleet of 19 surface and saturation diving support vessels, six shallow water pipelay vessels, one dedicated pipebury barge, one combination pipelay/derrick barge, and two derrick barges. It installs and maintains offshore platforms, pipelines, and production systems on the Outer Continental Shelf of the Gulf of Mexico, as well as in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Trinidad. Cal Dive also provides...