Safety is Our Priority 

Nothing is more important than safety. Our philosophy is that if it cannot be done safely, it should not be done at all.

All Submar products are made with high-quality materials, and we perform safety testing on our leasable installation equipment every six months. Submar is proud to provide quality control and certified safety-testing documentation in support of our commitment to safety and quality.

Operator Qualification

Submar’s safety philosophy extends to our employees, who undergo extensive training.

Our crews are fully qualified to work on any site, which ensures the best possible results for our clients.

We are proud to be Gold Shovel Standard (GSS) Certified. The Gold Shovel Standard is a first-of-its kind excavation safety program designed to reduce dig-ins and protect the underground gas and electric system. With safety as its highest priority, the Gold Shovel Standard Certification process was developed to ensure that hired contractors are vetted annually and adhere to the safest excavation standards. For more information, visit

Contact us for a full list of our qualifications.

Submar Operators Are Qualified To Perform the Following Common Tasks:

  • Excavating Loaded Pipelines
  • Preventing Damage (Observing Excavating)
  • Protecting Coating When Backfilling
  • Controlling ROW Erosion
  • Examining Exposed Pipelines
  • Repairing Pipeline Coating
  • Inspecting Exposed Piping for Minor Maintenance
  • Applying Approved Coatings to Below Ground Piping
  • Applying Approved Coatings to Above Ground Piping
  • Inspecting Coating Applications
  • Locating & Installing Temporary Marking
  • Locating & Marking Submerged Pipeline
  • Placing & Maintaining Line Markers
  • Performing and/or Observing Leak Surveys & Patrols
  • Providing Security for Pipeline Facilities