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3 months ago
JetBlue
Location: New York, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Business & Administration
Category: Senior Manager
General Manager, Maintenance

Position Summary

The General Manager, Maintenance reports to the Director of Maintenance and has overall authority to direct all maintenance activities on JetBlue Airways aircraft at a focus/regional maintenance station. The General Manager, Maintenance is the focal point for Technical Operations among the local operational groups which includes Operations, Flight, Inflight, and Airports

Essential Responsibilities

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Directs maintenance and servicing of JetBlue Airways Aircraft

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Regional oversight authority for line maintenance activities at neighboring maintenance stations.

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Provides oversight to ensure implementation of the maintenance program with minimal disruption to flight schedules

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Develops and continually improves process and procedures for the business unit, while partnering cross-departmentally (internal and external) to ensure alignment and sharing of best practices.

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Responsible for scheduling, staffing, and building manpower requirements

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Takes a significant role in the development and training of crewmembers to support engagement, growth, and achievement of goals

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Builds and maintains capital/operating budget for the business unit

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Ensures performance is compliant with internal and regulatory standards.

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Manages safety risks in the operation

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Ensure the management of safety risks and security threats to aircraft operations

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Ensure Operations are conducted in accordance with conditions and restrictions of the Air Operator Certificate (AOC), and in compliance with applicable regulations and standards of the Operator

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Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

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High School Diploma required or General Education Development (GED) Diploma

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Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

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Six (6) years airline maintenance experience

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Four (4) years aviation leadership experience

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Working knowledge of Part 121 FAR’s

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Experience building and managing a budget

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Track record of capturing value and savings within a Technical Operations function

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Take a significant role in the development of crewmembers to support the engagement, growth, goal achievement

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Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

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Excellent verbal, written, as well as strong analytical and time management skills

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Available for occasional overnight travel (30%)

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Currently in possession of a valid Passport with the ability to travel in and out of the United States

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Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge

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Depending on location, may need to acquire and maintain a United States Customs Clearance

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Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test

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Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

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Bachelor’s degree in aviation related field

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Experience leading a large and multi department TechOps work group

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Ability to work in a team environment, under pressure, in a demanding, and fast-paced operation

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Accountable and results driven

Crewmember Expectations:

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Regular attendance and punctuality

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Flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice

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Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance

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When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft

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Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, and exhibits the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun

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Must fulfill safety accountabilities as prescribed by JetBlue’s Safety Management System

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Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards

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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))

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Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls

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Uphold JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understand how they relate to their duties and responsibilities

Equipment:

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Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

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Normal office environment

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Airport Environment

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Hangar

Physical Effort:

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

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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