Newington, New Hampshire

Position Overview

A Tradesperson Class 2 completes detailed tasks associated with the manufacturing and handling of cable and equipment based on training and procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, turning cable in a tank/pan, putting cable on the reel, assisting with loading cable and its components in the facility and onto a ship, as well as working in one of the manufacturing areas. This position may lead the work of others within the area.

Duties and Responsibilities (*Indicates an Essential Function)

+ *Leads and communicates with team members in a positive manner.

+ *Handles and loads cable in tanks, pans or reels using associated equipment as required.

+ *Performs first level visual inspection, identifying errors and reports issues to appropriate personnel. This includes operating x-ray equipment.

+ *Follows verbal and written instruction, accepts increased responsibility and is accountable for his/her actions.

+ *Follows safety guidelines (PPE, etc.) and demonstrates safe work practices.

+ *Maintains a good safety record, has a working knowledge of the behavioral based safety initiatives and accepts the responsibility to communicate unsafe situations.

+ *Adheres to the safety and quality standards (goals and metrics) of the organization while working within a team environment.

+ *Maintains timely and accurate production logs.

+ *While interacting with customers and visitors, represents the Company in a positive manner.

+ Promotes job and process improvement as it relates to the department (through 5S as well as other improvement initiatives).

+ Successfully learns a variety of production processes and performs them safely and proficiently.

+ Safely operates various powered industrial equipment such as fork trucks, pallet jacks, aerial lifts, as well as operate cranes up to 110 tons and tows large trailers.

+ Inspects and uses hoists and rigging equipment properly.

+ Responds to multiple production assignments in a timely and efficient manner.

+ Overtime may be required, based on business need; regular attendance required.

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ High school diploma or equivalency required.

+ Two or more years of related experience and/or training preferred.

+ Demonstrated leadership skills and positive communication style.

+ Must be able to pass a mechanical and electrical aptitude test.

+ Math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

+ Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.

+ Ability to read and interpret hand held measuring equipment such as a metal rule and pressure gauges.

+ Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral instructions.

+ Efficiently use measuring equipment, including but not limited to tape measures, calipers, verniers and micrometers.

+ Ability to tie basic knots and learn and apply advance rigging techniques.

+ Apply basic troubleshooting skills to changing issues and make sound decisions.

+ Safely works with hand tools and sharps.

+ Possess the ability to react to changes of responsibility throughout the day.

+ Must have the flexibility to respond to multiple assignments.

+ Ability to work any shift, including nights and weekends.

+ Ability to speak, read and write English fluently.

Physical Demands

Ability to pass a “Fit for Duty” physical exam. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

+ Wear the proper personal protective equipment for each task, including, but not limited to, safety boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, dust mask, etc.

+ Climb up and down from equipment; climb up and down a ladder and work at heights up to 40’.

+ Regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds.

+ Ability to reach with hands and arms and use hands to finger, or handle objects, tools and controls.

+ Ability to stand, walk and climb stairs regularly.

+ Ability to bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl frequently.

+ Ability to talk and/or hear frequently.

+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

+ Ability to work both indoors and outdoors regularly in all elements.

+ Ability to enter into and work within confined space.

Working Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.


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.

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.

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

Newington, New Hampshire

SubCom is the leading global partner for today's undersea data transport requirements. SubCom designs, manufactures, deploys, maintains, and operates the industry's most reliable fiber optic cable networks. Its flexible solutions include repeaterless to ultra-long-haul, offshore oil and gas, scientific applications, and marine services. SubCom brings end-to-end network knowledge and global experience to support on-time delivery, and meet the needs of customers worldwide. To date, the company has deployed over 200 networks - enough undersea cable to circle Earth more than 17 times at the equator. For more information, visit

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