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about 1 year ago
Location: San Francisco, California
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Technician
Technician Maintenance

Position Summary

The Technician is responsible for all facets of the preventive maintenance and repair of airplanes to ensure aircraft are airworthy and all technical aspects are documented properly.

Essential Responsibilities:

* Meets aircraft at transit stations, checks aircraft maintenance logs, and responds to discrepancies entered into the log book
* Performs routine and non-routine maintenance on aircraft
* References the Aircraft Maintenance Manual, the Illustrated Parts Catalog, the Structural Repair Manual, the Component Maintenance Manuals, and the wiring diagrams to perform work on aircraft
* Completes required paperwork accurately using procedures set forth in the General Maintenance Manual (GMM)
* Uses only approved and certified hardware, parts, and equipment to be installed or used on aircraft
* Maintains JetBlue facilities and equipment as directed by the leadership team
* Upholds safety and security awareness of Crewmembers and JetBlue Airways’ facilities/equipment
* Ability to obtain special qualifications such as Quality Control RII, Airworthiness release, taxi run up, CAT III authorization, and Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM)
* Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

* High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
* Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
* Ability to successfully pass assessment which demonstrates basic knowledge of line maintenance under part 121 operations
* One (1) year experience on commercial aircraft OR one of the following: three (3) years of military equivalent experience; four (4) years of Part 135 experience; four (4) years of MRO experience on transport type category aircraft
* Ability to drive tugs, trucks, taxi aircraft, lift trucks, snorkel lift, boom lift and tractor and/or other maintenance vehicles
* Ability to communication effectively; in both oral and written communication
* Ability to crawl, bend, kneel, climb, and stoop frequently in confined spaces
* Ability to work under pressure in a team environment
* Possess and maintain a valid Driver License and a driving record from the state of your primary residence that meets JetBlue Airways’ insurance standards
* Ability to remain alert to moving vehicles and aircraft
* 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
* Pass a ten (10) year background check, pre-employment drug test, and criminal history records check (CHRC)
* Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

* Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite and the Internet
* Familiarity with accessing online aircraft manuals
* Ability to multi task and work under pressure in a dynamic environment
* Strong leadership abilities

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 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
* Obtain tools listed on the Minimum Tool List within thirty (30) days of employment
* Operate lift trucks, snorkel lift, boom lift and tractor after attending training
* Issued reflective safety vest and ear protection
* Ability to use handheld two way radios, headsets and/or phone

Work Environment:

* Work may be outdoors with seasonal weather
* Bids work schedule by seniority (days, swings, or midnight shift, holidays)
* Travel may be required
* Ability to work in elevated areas

Physical Effort:

* Position requires extremely strenuous physical work involving objects in excess of seventy (70) to one hundred (100) pounds. (Very Heavy)

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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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