Installation Engineer

Newington, New Hampshire

Posted in Telecommunications

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity with plenty of growth potential? Do you enjoy working in an exciting, fast-paced, collaborative environment? Are you interested in working with the world's most innovative companies to create a more connected world?

Connecting Continents. Impacting Communities.

The backbone of the Internet is a series of high-tech subsea fiber optic cables deployed throughout the globe - SubCom has deployed over 50% of them. Our employees ensure data communications networks are engineered, manufactured, deployed, and maintained to the highest standards, enabling faster and more reliable connectivity to communities worldwide. Every member of the SubCom team plays a role in an end-to-end process that is critical to enterprises, governments, big cities, and rural towns.

We encourage, expect, and value creativity, thoughtful risk taking, openness to change, and diverse perspectives. Whether you're a seasoned applicant seeking a new and exciting challenge, or you're new to the workforce and looking for a flexible, rewarding, and fast-paced position with an innovative and stable organization (since 1953), SubCom has opportunities to advance your career.

Position Overview

The purpose of this position is to assist with engineering and implementation of deep sea cable installations. This position Interfaces with all Marine Services functional engineering groups, Project Coordination, Project Management, B&P, Newington Cable Factory, Cable Ships, Cable Depots and external contractors to ensure that subsea cable systems are installed and tested according to project specifications and industry standards. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all safety protocols are followed during the installation process.


  • Assist the supervising engineer with cable system vessel loading and installation operations.
  • Assists with engineering and implementation of deep sea installation and planning.
  • Works as a member of a team on activities associated with the installation of submarine cable systems
  • Write methods of procedures for installation and loading activities
  • Ensure that subsea cable systems are installed according to project specifications and industry standards
  • Interface with SubCom customers and assist with internal and external training as needed
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • MS Project, MS Power Point, and Access competency a plus
  • Strong communication, computer, organization, interpersonal, analytical and math skills
  • Technical writing, AutoCAD, mapping, and charting skills desired
  • Candidate must pass the marine Fit for Duty physical exam
  • 50-60% Domestic and international travel at sea required.
  • Associates degree or equivalent desired.
Additional Job Requirements
  • Applicant must take and pass company provided class - STCW (Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (Basic Firefighting, Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and & Social Responsibilities, First Aid, CPR Class) - Required to maintain employment.
  • Applicant must apply for and receive a DOD Department of Defense Clearance.
  • Applicant must apply for and receive a TWIC card
  • Applicant must pass and maintain an Annual Fit for Sea Duty examination.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Candidates for positions with SubCom must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Our selection procedure is based on local, state and federal law.

Please be sure to attach a resume to your application. We are not able to consider applications without a resume.


SubCom offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to: competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverages, FSA, HSA, generous vacation, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, and a 401(k) plan with generous company match. Additionally, some positions may be eligible for shift differential.


SubCom is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law or regulation.

SubCom engineers, manufactures, and installs subsea fiber optic data cables - the unsung heroes of global communication. With an unrelenting focus on quality, reliability, and value, SubCom offers flexible end-to-end building blocks for the high-tech networks that are the backbone of the world's digital infrastructure. Since 1955, SubCom has deployed enough cable to circle the equator more than 21 times.


Quality - Accountability - Teamwork - Innovation

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