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JetBlue Airways Corp. Technician Maintenance in Jamaica, New York

Position Summary

The Technician is responsible for all facets of the preventive maintenance and repair of airplanes to ensure aircraft are airworthy and all technical aspects are documented properly.

Essential Responsibilities:

Perform tasks associated with meeting aircraft at transit stations, including checks on aircraft maintenance logs, and responding to discrepancies entered into the logbook

Performs routine and non-routine maintenance on aircraft

References all Maintenance Manuals- Illustrated Parts Catalog, Structural Repair Manual, Component Maintenance Manuals, and the wiring diagrams to perform work on aircraft

Completes required paperwork accurately using procedures set forth in the General Maintenance Manual (GMM)

Uses only approved and certified hardware, parts, and equipment to be installed or used on aircraft

Maintains JetBlue facilities and equipment as directed by the Leadership team

Upholds safety and security awareness of Crewmembers and JetBlue facilities/equipment

Ability to obtain and maintain special qualifications such as Quality Control RII, Airworthiness release, taxi run up, CAT III authorization, and Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM)

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma

Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

One (1) year of experience working as an aircraft maintenance technician.

Ability to drive tugs, trucks, taxi aircraft, lift trucks, snorkel lift, boom lift and tractor and/or other maintenance vehicles

Familiarity with accessing online aircraft manuals

Ability to communicate effectively; in both oral and written communication

Ability to frequently crawl, bend, kneel, climb, stoop and work in confined spaces

Ability to work under pressure in a team environment

Possess and maintain a valid Driver License and a driving record from the state of your primary residence that meets JetBlue's insurance standards

Ability to remain alert to moving vehicles, aircraft and situational awareness

Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge

Depending on location, may need to acquire and maintain a United States Customs Clearance

Available for travel(10%)

Pass a ten (10) year background check, pre-employment drug test

Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

Two (2) year experience on large aircraft (Maximum Take Off Weight of 12,500 or greater)

Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite and the Internet

Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a dynamic environment

Prior leadership abilities

Crewmember Expectations:

Regular attendance and punctuality

Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short notice

Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance

When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft

Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun

Promote JetBlue's \#1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue's Safety Management System (SMS) components,Safety Policy, and behavioral standards

Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents, or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue's confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report (SAR))

Adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures, and risk controls

Upholding JetBlue's safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities


Computer and other office equipment

Obtain tools listed on the Minimum Tool List within thirty (30) days of employment

Operate lift trucks, snorkel lift, boom lift and tractor after attending training

Issued reflective safety vest, ear protection and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Ability to use handheld two-way radios, headsets and/or phone

Work Environment:

Work may be outdoors with seasonal weather

Bids work schedule by seniority (days, swings, or midnight shift, holidays)

Ability to work in elevated areas and confined spaces

Physical Effort:

Position requires extremely strenuous physical work involving objects in excess of seventy (70) to one hundred (100) pounds. (Very Heavy)

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.