JetBlue Airways Planner Maintenance in Long Island City, New York

Planner Maintenance

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Planner forecasts, plans, and schedules maintenance events to maintain FAA regulatory compliance and the integrity of the flying schedule. Ensure no overfly activity of maintenance tasks while balancing the needs of Technical Operations, Marketing and other internal/external customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Review short, mid, and long term maintenance forecasts

  • Schedule all maintenance events within the time interval of the task while accounting for manpower, ground time, parts, tooling, facilities, and weather

  • Build work packages within M&E System

  • Build Heavy Check Packages and support changes, as needed

  • Balance workload and ensure timely publication of the daily workload

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

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

  • Maintain valid Port Authority SIDA ID

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation or Business preferred (or equivalent industry experience)

  • Two (2) years aviation experience in Maintenance and/or Materiel preferred but not required.

  • Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate preferred but not required

  • Prior experience in Maintenance Planner/Router environment preferred

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Proficient in TRAX and Sabre/FliteTrac Plot preferred

  • Results oriented with the ability to balance diverse and dynamic operational requirements

  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Airworthy Directives (AD) and Service Bulletins (SB) preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Flexibility, agility and change management skills

  • Ability to work well with othersAbility 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 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, Fun and Passion


  • 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)

Job ID #:34157Location:Long Island City, NY

Area of Interest:AirlinesLocation Code:LSC Long Island City SC: Long Island City Support Ctr ( JetBlue )

Employment Status:Full-Time Regular

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.