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JetBlue Airways Corp. Engineer Aircraft Systems in Long Island City, New York

Position Summary

The Engineer is responsible for technical accuracy and reliability of aircraft mechanical systems/components.

Essential Responsibilities

Reviews and actions Airworthiness Directives (AD) so as to endure compliance with applicable regulations

Reviews Service Bulletins, Service Letters, etc. for applicability and system reliability and/or economic benefits

Develops technical data required for modifications/repairs of aircraft systems and components

Obtains regulatory approval for modifications/repairs performed on JetBlue aircraft systems and components

Develop customized procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing, and other maintenance actions which are not adequately addressed in existing manuals

Prepares engineering documents such as Engineering Orders (EO) to provide technical dispositions for repairs, modifications, inspection or other maintenance actions on aircraft systems and components, which provide benefits in accordance with airline/departmental objectives

Establishes build specifications for aircraft systems/components

Other assignments as directed by the Manager, Engineering

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, with a background in aircraft systems, including but not limited to, Air Conditioning, Fire Detection, Flight Controls, Fuel, Hydraulics, Ice and Rain, Landing Gear, Pneumatics, Water and Waste

Five (5) years' experience in an Applied Engineering discipline with an emphasis on aircraft systems

Background in troubleshooting aircraft systems

Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) governing aircraft certification and maintenance

Able to read, write, and speak English fluently

Able to pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test.

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

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

Airbus experience

Two (2) years airline industry experience

Computer literate in Microsoft software such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Project

Possess reliability analysis skills to identify root cause of systems problems

Excellent decision making and problem solving skills

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong analytical abilities

Able to communicate technical issues in an assertive and tactful manner

Project management skills

Able to manage and coordinate several tasks and projects simultaneously

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


Computer and other office equipment\\

Ear plugs and safety goggles for on-site support

Work Environment:

Normal Office Environment

Hangar Environment

Irregular work shifts, on-call, and multiple work locations

Work may be outdoors with seasonal weather

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

Travel may be required

Ability to work in elevated areas

Physical Effort:

Light physical effort required by handling objects up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently. (Light)

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.