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Title:  Engineer Maintenance Programs


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  52030



Position Summary

The Engineer Maintenance Programs will report to the Manager of Maintenance Programs on the Engineering team in Technical Operations (Tech Ops). Maintenance Programs is responsible for development and optimization of the FAA approved Aircraft Maintenance Program. Our mission is to provide a safe, compliant and reliable aircraft to every customer, every flight, and every day. The Engineer Maintenance Programs will help develop the maintenance requirements for the JetBlue fleet.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Progressively develop and optimize the FAA approved Maintenance Programs for the JetBlue fleet.
  • Continuously analyze reliability data and maintenance task findings and recommend improvements to the maintenance program that improve reliability and maximize aircraft availability.
  • Participate in monthly reliability meetings. Analyze trends and identify gaps in the maintenance program.
  • Coordinate with Maintenance Planning to optimize maintenance check packages.
  • Customize maintenance program tasks and task cards to suit the JetBlue operation.
  • Develop and prototype new maintenance tasks and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Review OEM MPD revisions and evaluate for incorporation into the JetBlue Maintenance Program.
  • Evaluate and disposition Airworthiness Directives (ADs) applicable to the JetBlue fleet.
  • Maintain Maintenance Program Tasks and ADs in the M&E System via Engineering Controls.
  • Represent JetBlue at Industry Steering Committee (ISC) and Maintenance Working Group (MWG) meetings to collaborate and evolve the maintenance program
  • Develop Maintenance Program department processes and assist with continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Three (3) years of experience in the aviation or aerospace industry.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to independently plan, coordinate, and execute projects with minimal supervision
  • Strong written, research, analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend technical and regulatory documents
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (10%)
  • 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

  • Working knowledge of OEM documents including MRBR, MPD, AMM, IPC, and SB.
  • Knowledge of MSG-3 Process and Reliability Analysis
  • Knowledge of Airworthiness Directives (ADs) and the disposition of engineering documents
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR’s) pertaining to 121 Air Carrier operations
  • Knowledge of TRAX

     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, Fun and Passion
  • 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))


  • Computer and other office equipment

     Work Environment:

  • Normal Office Environment
  • Hanger

     Physical Effort:  

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)


  • 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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