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Title:  Engineer Operations


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  44085

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Position Title:  Engineer Operations

Position Summary

The Engineer assists in the development and implementation of new technologies on JetBlue Airways aircrafts.  The Engineer maintains and improves existing systems utilized by Operations Engineering for all fleet types.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains engine-out airport departure procedures in cooperation with Flight Operations
  • Analyzes airport runway and obstacle data to determine impact on aircraft performance
  • Works with governmental entities and business partners to maintain airport runway and obstacle database
  • Identifies negative trends in aircraft performance and develops corrective actions
  • Works with Technical Operations to determine weight and center-of-gravity impact of Engineering Changes
  • Determines aircraft basic empty and operating weights and centers-of-gravity after aircraft have been weighed
  • Maintains and uses aircraft weight and balance database

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s  Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering 
  • Three (3) years aviation industry experience
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Able to communicate technical issues in an assertive and tactful manner
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) governing aircraft operations

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 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))


  • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

  • Normal Office Environment

Physical Effort:  

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





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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