Fiber Optic Technician

Requisition ID:  5701
Location:  Baltimore, MD, MD, US, 21230
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  High School or Equivalent
Employment Experience:  Less than 1 year
Travel:  50% to 75%


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE SubCom (SubCom), a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, is an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology and marine services, and a leading global supplier for today’s undersea communications requirements. As a vertically integrated supplier, SubCom designs, manufactures, deploys, and maintains the industry’s most reliable fiber optic cable systems. Its solutions include long-haul and regional systems, repeaterless networks, capacity upgrades, offshore oil and gas, and scientific research applications. SubCom brings end-to-end network knowledge and global experience to support on-time delivery and the needs of customers worldwide. To date, the company has deployed more than 100 cable systems and enough subsea communication cable to circle the Earth 15 times at the Equator. For more information visit

Job Overview

The Transmission Engineer performs optical & electrical testing of undersea fiber optic cable systems during loading, installation and repair periods using specialized optical test equipment and DC test equipment including DC power plants. This position reports to the Transmission Engineer Manager within the SubCom business of TE Connectivity.


Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Manage contracted personnel.
  • Write technical Method of Procedures.
  • Compile test data to meet contractual deliverable obligations.
  • Test equipment inventory and calibration management.
  • Ship/Shore Power safety officer. 
  • The incumbent will assist the Transmission Engineer Managers and at times assume the lead role during the planning stages of a project, which may entail the preparation and shipment of equipment, gathering information relevant to the project and other administrative tasks. 
  • Applicant MUST be willing to travel to remote locations for extended periods of time, work unspecified hours and spend weeks/months at sea.



  • ISO quality management including DOCS OPEN
  • Knowledge of undersea fiber optic cable systems testing and fault locating using but not limited to the following equipment: COTDR, OTDR, OSA, DC power plants.
  • Computer Knowledge: MS Outlook, Word, Excel and specialized test equipment software.
  • Must be self-motivated and possess strong communication skills.
  • Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent technical training or work experience.


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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