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Title:  Engineer Interiors and Technology


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  52555
Category:  Engineering



Position Summary

The Engineer is responsible for technical accuracy and reliability of Aircraft Interior systems/components.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate, direct and/or perform engineering assignments involving specifications for, and design changes or alterations to the aircraft interior configuration, components and equipment furnishings
  • Establish build specifications and administers configuration control for interior components and equipment furnishings
  • Develop and obtain regulatory approval for technical data required for modifications/repairs of equipment furnishings and components
  • Review and action Airworthiness Directives to ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Review Technical Directives such as Service Bulletins, Service Letters etc. for applicability, system reliability and/or economical benefits
  • Implement design changes as required to meet airline/departmental objectives and management directives
  • Demonstrate compliance with all applicable regulations for modification/repairs pertaining to area of responsibility
  • Establish and maintain configuration and standard of exterior and interior graphics
  • Assist in the evaluation and planning for new aircraft and equipment
  • Develop customized procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing and other maintenance actions
  • Ensure reliability performance standards are maintained
  • Conduct root cause analysis for systems and components to determine remedies for wear, malfunctions or premature removals
  • Evaluate new methods, materials and equipment which may provide cost benefits and take action to incorporate justified changes
  • Other assignments as directed by the Manager of Engineering

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; OR a demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities with a High School Diploma/GED and four (4) years of relevant work experience
  • Five (5) years’ experience in engineering or a combination of engineering and maintenance
  • Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations governing aircraft certification and maintenance
  • Flexible work schedule required including shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (10%)
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • 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

  • One (1) year of aircraft interior design experience, airline industry
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
  • Previous experience with Airbus and Embraer
  • Background in troubleshooting aircraft systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate technical issues in an assertive and tactful manner
  • Must have excellent decision making and problem solving skills
  • Consistent analysis skills to identify root cause of systems’ problems
  • Exceptional project management skills

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
  • 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))
  • 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 understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities


  • Computer and other office equipment
  • Ear plugs and safety goggles for on-site support

Work Environment:

  • Irregular work shifts, on-call, and multiple work locations
  • Normal Office Environment
  • Hangar Environment
  • 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)


  • 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