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Title:  Planner Long Term


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  52405



Position Summary

The Strategic Long Term Maintenance Planner forecasts, plans, and schedules Long Term Maintenance events to maintain FAA regulatory compliance and the integrity of the flight schedule.  The Planner provides the Tactical and Heavy Maintenance Planning teams a stable framework that will ensure no overfly activity of maintenance tasks and promote preparedness across all of Technical Operations for upcoming workload, while balancing the needs of the JetBlue organization. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Forecast Long Term Maintenance activities to evaluate demand
  • Construct, assess, and maintain a Long Term Maintenance Plan, working for optimal efficient maintenance workload assignments. 
  • Interface with Engineering, Materials, Tactical Maintenance Planning and other JetBlue customers to prepare the Technical Operations department for upcoming and new workload
  • Plan, coordinate, and support engine changes and modification workload
  • Support and provide input to Portfolio Management and EO Coordination meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
  • Any combination of the following credentials amounting to at least 3 years of overall work experience:
    • Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic with relevant work experience, preferably in a Part 121 Air Carrier environment
    • Aircraft Maintenance Planning experience, preferably in a Part 121 Air Carrier environment
    • Associates Degree and relevant work experience in an aviation-related Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Aircraft Maintenance Programs/Maintenance Program Documents (AMP/MPD), Airworthy Directives (AD) and Service Bulletins (SB)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Maintenance or related technical field
  • Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Certificate
  • Five (5) years of experience in Aircraft Maintenance Planning in a Part 121 Air Carrier environment
  • Proficiency in TRAX and Sabre/FliteTrac Plot
  • Project Management experience particularly dealing with aircraft modifications, efficiency studies and cost deliverable projects
  • Results oriented with the demonstrated ability to balance diverse and dynamic operational requirements

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

Physical Effort:  

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


  • The base pay range for this position is between $58,500 and $89,600.  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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