"Hey you might be looking for Thore Harster. He owns Viking diving in Port St. Lucie, FL.
Heres some info:
East Coast Division
P.O. Box 9487
Port St. Lucie, FL 34985
"If you are a certified topside welder and certify underwater talent will get you a job.
There is a shortage of welders now and in the future.
The average age of welders today is 55 so where are the new one's going to come from??"
"I personally took a top side 900 hour welder fitter course @ W.T.T.I. of Allentown Pa. years back which has been one of the best things I have ever done, great school, good time & I actually work with them now. I also attended IDI in Charleston,…"
"Now days diving contractors will frequently gear up for a specific job if it's profitible enough, lease gear and hire divers with the certs rather than train up internally. Check out the AWS website, training etc."
"dit in washington, college of oceaneering in long beach and a branch in san diego, the ocean corp in houston, one in jersey....there's a couple more in the southern east coast states. the cheapest one is young's memorial in morgan city, la."