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ROV Pilot/Technician

Requisition ID:  1285
Location:  Baltimore, MD, US, 21230
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Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
Travel:  50% to 75%

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS -

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

TE Connectivity’s Technical Engineering Support Teams analyze, test and assist in research for the development of products and processes. Team members may specialize in quality control or assurance, chemical manufacturing processes, metals, electrical connectors and components, process development, materials, and/or instrumentation. They may also handle calibration, displays, network control, mold development and audiovisual work or environmental health and safety. The Technical Engineering Support Teams are responsible for the completion of assigned engineering projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines. They plan, prioritize, and manage multiple engineering projects; prioritize tasks and assign team members to ensure that the team's overall resources are used effectively and that project deadlines are met. They evaluate and authorize changes that significantly impact the scope, budget, or timeline of a project. At times, they may work directly with customers to understand needs, gather customer requirements, identify resources and assess project risks. They create, develop, plan, write and edit operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for paper, multimedia or web-based publication, for non-technical and technical users.


The Submersible’s Department operates TE SubCom’s fleet of subsea cable trenching Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) and Sea Plow systems. SubCom is seeking a Submersibles ROV Pilot / Technician willing to travel to remote locations for extended periods of time, work unspecified hours and spend weeks/months at sea.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Can take responsibility for the Submersibles team when required, representing TE SubCom and the Submersibles Departments interests with clients, supervisors, peers, and subordinate staff.
  • Effective communication with all other team members, recognizing the abilities/ limitation of staff and offering assistance and guidance in the use of equipment and systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of ROV / Sea Plow subsystems, with the ability to coordinate upkeep of ROV / Sea Plow systems planned maintenance schedules, re-order spares and consumables when necessary, and ensuring that records are correctly completed and updated.
  • Knowledge of fault finding processes and correct diagnosis of faults while identifying hazards that could arise during fault finding activities on ROV / Sea Plow Systems
  • Capable of assessing weather conditions and operational parameters for safe ROV / Sea Plow operations as well as define and advise appropriate personnel of the limiting conditions for safe operations
  • Produce clear, comprehensive written reports, technical briefings, and completion logs for onshore management and clients using company formats.
  • Thorough understanding of underwater operations and equipment with the ability to provide instruction and supervision to less experience personnel in maintaining equipment during underwater operations and maintenance periods.
  • Thorough knowledge of operational scope of work for a given project with the ability to discuss scope of work with clients, supervisors, peers, and subordinate staff, capable of proactive involvement to meet client requirements.
  • Responsible for tasks designated by Submersibles management within the abilities and qualifications of the individual.



  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of ROV/Sea Plow operating experience preferred


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

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