James J. Riddle

James J. Riddle

Special Advisor

Industry Experience

41 Years

Time At Ranger

6 Years


Before being named to his current position in 2016, Mr. Riddle served as our Executive Vice President, and previously as our Senior Vice President of Operations. He brings over 40 years of industry experience to Ranger, including 14 years of subsea construction experience both as a diver and as surface and saturation diving manager.  Over the course of his career, Mr. Riddle has served the industry in operations management, HSE implementation, and international waters and Gulf of Mexico claims management. His subsea construction experience includes air, mixed gas, and saturation diving techniques in support of new construction, pipeline repair, subsea tie-ins, and hot taps.

Before joining our executive management team in 2010, Mr. Riddle served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Operations at Tiburon Divers since 2005. From 1998 to 2005, he served Horizon Offshore as Director of Subsea Services.  From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Riddle served as Diving Safety Officer and Diving Superintendent at J. Ray McDermott, Inc; and from 1989 to 1995, he served Offshore Petroleum Divers, Inc as Facilities Manager and Saturation Equipment Manager.

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