Design Engineer Intern

Newington, New Hampshire

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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 Mechanical Design Engineer researches, plans and develops new designs or design modifications to existing equipment and facilities to meet production requirements. The qualified candidate must be experienced in the areas of tool, fixture, and machine design. This position requires a self-starter who can take a project from concept through implementation.


  • Works with Facilities, Process Engineers, Maintenance, and Manufacturing to determine design requirements.
  • Interfaces with outside vendors for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly.
  • Makes necessary calculations and investigates pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials, and cost.
  • Responsible for the selection and proper application of materials and tool and machine components such as fasteners, bearings, power transmission, and fluid power components.
  • Prepares preliminary, detail and final assembly drawings of devices, mechanisms, and assemblies.
  • Responsible for the proper application of fits and tolerances.
  • Designs facility modifications; updates and maintains facility and equipment layouts, process piping and utility drawings.
  • Responsible for projects from concept to final design and implementation; troubleshoots when required.
  • Organize and maintain new and existing engineering drawings.
  • Works under limited direction with considerable discretion as to work details.
  • Working toward or possess a mechanical engineering degree.
  • Proficient in 3D CAD modeling (Creo preferred) and AutoCAD.
  • Experienced in the areas of tool, fixture, and machine design.
  • Strong knowledge of structural components, power transmission, welding, and materials.
  • Strong Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing GD&T.
  • Experience with P&ID diagrams, HVAC, and facility layouts a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
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 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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