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Title:  Engineer Configuration Control


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  52707
Category:  Engineering



Position Summary

The Configuration Control Engineer provides support for Technical Operations by managing and controlling the configuration of the aircraft, engines, landing gear and related systems and components. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Define the Part Master configuration for repairable and rotable components in the TRAX Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) computer system in accordance with JetBlue Airways, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) requirements
  • Review configuration changes initiated by OEMs, Engineering Controls (ECs), service bulletins and associated data in order to determine interchangeability/effectivity requirements, including the aircraft, engines and data loadable aircraft components and software
  • Coordinate with Fleet Programs, Flight Operations, Material Services, Maintenance and Quality groups to identify fleet evolution needs
  • Create Information Notices for configuration changes and ensure appropriate documentation (Aircraft Maintenance Manual, Illustrated Parts Catalog) and training is updated, including promoting awareness of part interchangeability/effectivity
  • Provide guidance and oversight to Material Planning and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) Material Services to enable them to update effectivity and the TRAX M&E system as part of their duties including expendables, consumables, repairables and rotables
  • Support Entry Into Service and Retirements requirements for new aircraft types and used aircraft, including coordination with stakeholders outside of Tech Ops
  • Assist Engineers to set strategy for the evolution and standardization of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) to support major fleet modifications, minimize spare parts costs and negotiate cost advantages from business partners 
  • Maintain awareness of Extended Twin Engine Operations (ETOPS) significant systems, assist the department to ensure ETOPS aircraft continue to meet requirements for configuration, maintenance and procedures for extended range operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Three (3) years Technical Operations experience with the ability to work with and understand aircraft maintenance manuals and maintenance programs
  • Technical knowledge of aircraft and engines, coordinating contracts, managing technical changes with business partners, collaborating with Engineering on Service Bulletins & Service Letters
  • Experience with Life Limited Parts, Airworthiness Directives (ADs), Engines and/or Aircraft Configuration Management
  • Familiarity with aircraft systems and/or aircraft maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance Manuals and Illustrated Parts Catalog
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Familiarity of TRAX Maintenance & Engineering computer system
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong analytical abilities
  • Able to interact with a wide range of customer groups both internal and external
  • Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations governing aircraft certification and maintenance
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (20%)
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
  • Authorization to work in the US is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in Engineering or Aircraft Maintenance
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • 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
  • Must fulfill safety accountabilities as prescribed by JetBlue’s Safety Management System
  • 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 and/or security 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))
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Uphold JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understand how they relate to their duties and responsibilities


  • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

  • Traditional Work Environment
  • Occasional work in hangars, materials warehouses, and on aircraft during ground maintenance

Physical Effort: 

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


  • The base pay range for this position is between $75,000.00 and $118,400.00 per year. Base pay is one component of JetBlue’s total compensation package, which may also include access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, crewmember stock purchase plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, free space available travel on JetBlue, and more.




JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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