Senior Engineer Systems

JetBlue Airways Corporation - Long Island City, NY4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $75,000 - $110,000 a year
The Senior Engineer Systems is responsible for engineering activity relating to aircraft systems and related components on the Airbus and Embraer aircraft. The Engineer will support both line and heavy maintenance activities / modifications on the JetBlue fleet.

Essential Responsibilities:
Review and action Airworthiness Directives (AD) so as to ensure compliance with applicable regulations
Verify that the maintenance program is amended to reflect adherence to technical requirements
Review Service Bulletins, Service Letters, all Operator Letters, etc. for applicability and system reliability and/or economic benefits
Take action as required to incorporate applicable changes that are determined to provide benefits in accordance with airline/departmental objectives and management directives
Responsible for the understanding, periodic review, implementation, update, and currency of aircraft systems and related components portion of the Maintenance Program
Conduct root cause analysis for aircraft systems and related component problems which may cause aircraft delays, cancellations, substantial expenditures in manpower or materials, or interruptions in maintenance operations and initiates the action required to remedy any undesirable condition(s) detected
Develop technical data required for modifications/repairs of aircraft systems and related components
Initiate the actions required to ensure that source documents affected by engineering actions are updated and reflect current data, configuration, and accuracy
Develop customized procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing, and other maintenance actions which are not adequately addressed in existing manuals
Provide engineering documents such as Engineering Orders (EO) to provide technical dispositions for repairs, modifications, inspections, or other maintenance actions on aircraft systems and related components
Evaluate new methods, materials and equipment, which may provide cost benefits, and takes action to incorporate justified changes
Establish build specifications for aircraft systems/components
Develops engineering procedures, standards and process specifications to comply with manufacturer/vendors Service Bulletins, Airworthiness Directives and other FAA requirements
Coordinates engineering functions with regulatory agencies as required for approval for major repairs and alterations including the completion and forwarding of documents to support such approvals
Provides technical assistance and troubleshooting support to various departments in support of the day-to-day operation
Assists the Manager with continued development of the Systems Engineering processes
Assists the Manager with the day-to-day management and control of the Systems Department
Assists with training / mentoring less experienced Systems Engineers
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
Eight (8) years engineering experience in airline technical operations or equivalent with an emphasis on aircraft systems
Reliability analysis skills to identify root cause of system / avionic problems
Ability to manage and coordinate several tasks and projects simultaneously
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong analytical abilities
Reliability analysis skills to identify root cause of systems problems
Able to travel and/or work variable hours, flexible shifts, including holidays and weekends
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:
Airbus/Embraer experience
Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite and Project
Previous experience in planning, implementing and administering engineering programs and projects
Able to communicate technical issues in an assertive and tactful manner
Project management skills
Leadership Skills
Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) governing aircraft certification and maintenance
Understanding of Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) requirements.
DER / Seeking DER status

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))
Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
Uphold JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities

Computer and other office equipment
Ear plugs and safety goggles for on-site support

Work Environment:
Irregular work shifts, on-call, and multiple work locations

Physical Effort:
Light physical effort required by handling objects up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently. (Light)

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. 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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