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Submarine Cable Equipment Technician

Repair, adjust, and maintain machines used in submarine-cable office.

What does a Submarine Cable Equipment Technician do?

Repairs, adjusts, and maintains machines and equipment used in submarine-cable office or station to control cable traffic, using electrical meters and handtools: Examines malfunctioning machines and equipment, such as automatic transmitters, direct writers, perforating machines, printers and relays, and siphon recorders, to determine defects, using meters, such as voltmeter, ohmmeter, and capacity meter. Makes adjustments, or dismantles machines for repairs or replacement of parts, using handtools. May make temporary or emergency repairs with improvised parts or sections. Duties may be performed by CENTRAL-OFFICE REPAIRER.