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Title:  Planner Maintenance Line


Orlando, FL, US, 32827

Req ID:  52133



Position Summary

The Maintenance Planner forecasts, plans, and schedules maintenance events to maintain FAA regulatory compliance The Maintenance Planner will be responsible for insuring all maintenance is scheduled within the required time providing viable options necessary to route, re-route, and swap aircraft flying lines to accommodate the planned maintenance requirements.  The Maintenance Planner ensures no overfly activity of maintenance tasks while balancing the needs of Technical Operations, System Operations, Marketing, and other internal/external customers.

Essential Responsibilities

        •      Ensures that the required maintenance is scheduled and accomplished within the calendar,

                flight-hour and flight cycle limits as specified by jetBlue’s approved maintenance programs,

                Federal Aviation Regulations, Airworthiness Directives and Special Instructions

        •      Schedules and prepares work packages for Aircraft/Engines IAW established procedures

        •      Coordinates material support requirements for routine and non-routine items

  • Manages plot and routing changes such that all maintenance events are scheduled and performed within the time interval (i.e. flight hours, cycles, etc.) of the task while accounting for manpower, ground time, parts, tooling, facilities, weather, etc.
  • Ensures all scheduled planned maintenance is replotted correctly after any swap/reroute event
  • Tracks accomplishment of Aircraft Service and Weekly Checks, as well as other low-time items, including MELs and other MDDRs
  • Assists with the recovery plan in the event the system operation is impacted by delays or cancellations
  • Ensures compliance with and tracking of aircraft to designated maintenance locations to meet projected induction date into JetBlue system (i.e. maintenance ferries, repositioning flights, etc.)
  • Collaborates with System Operation, Airports and Technical Operations Leadership to identify operational issues which impact necessary ground time for planned maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • One (1) year of aviation experience or one (1) year of leadership experience
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge
  • Depending on location, may need to acquire and maintain a United States Customs Clearance 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Airworthy Directives (AD) and Service Bulletins (SB)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation or Business
  • Five (5) years aviation experience in Maintenance Planning.
  • Five (5) years of leadership experience
  • Proficient in TRAX and Sabre/FliteTrac Plot
  • Establishing credible cross-divisional relationships 
    • Results oriented with the ability to balance diverse and dynamic operational requirements
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Flexibility, agility and change management skills
    • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and make critical decisions in a fast pace environment

     Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and shifts 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))
  • Adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Upholding JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities


  • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

  • Normal office environment
  • Shift work required

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: Orlando

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