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Facilities Engineer

Company Information

SubCom 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 Engineering Project Management Teams manage cross functional engineering projects. They work with Product Management, Sales, Quality, Manufacturing, Finance, and other functions across TE to assure projects meet financial, schedule and customer expectations. They are responsible for defining and creating project schedules, portfolio management, communication and execution of programs, identifying resource constraints and working with management for resolution, while adhering to LeanPD processes.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Position Overview

The Facilities Engineer provides design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance support of plant mechanical systems, HVAC systems, clean rooms and buildings.  This position also supports cable manufacturing operations by ensuring that all needed utilities and environmental requirements are being met.


Duties and Responsibilities (*Indicates an Essential Function)

  • *Prepares final drawings, specifications, and cost estimates of various facility projects.
  • *Coordinates work of maintenance and/or subcontractors to ensure adherence to schedule and project specifications.
  • *Analyzes existing mechanical systems to troubleshoot problems and improve operating efficiencies (i.e. reduce operating and maintenance costs) and improve reliability.
  • *Designs and directs the planning of equipment layout, installation, modifications, and contractor/maintenance requirements to implement facilities changes.
  • *Develops implementation schedules for activities relating to facilities modernization; directs activities ensuring minimal production/operation delays or lost time; coordinates schedules and activities with appropriate department managers.
  • *Performs studies to promote greater cost effectiveness and efficiency of facilities utilization; investigates need for facilities and equipment; estimates costs, prepares justifications, recommends make/buy decisions.
  • Provides design assistance for mechanical, electrical and HVAC projects.



  • BSME or equivalent degree in Engineering.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ related experience in a Plant Engineering / Facilities Engineering environment.
  • Strong knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and clean room operations; construction knowledge desirable.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD; 3D modeling experience a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and spec sheets.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


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:
  • Work in an office environment, mainly sedentary work, within a manufacturing facility.
  • Wear the proper personal protective equipment for each task, including, but not limited to, safety boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, dust mask, etc.
  • Use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to stand, walk and climb stairs regularly.
  • Occasionally required to bend, squat, stoop, kneel or crouch.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • 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.



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.


Newington, NH, US, 03801

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  45966

Nearest Major Market: Portsmouth
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Job Segment: Facilities, Manufacturing Engineer, Construction, Engineer, Electrical, Operations, Engineering

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