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Apprentice Maintenance Technician

Company name
JetBlue Airways.

Boston, MA

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Apprentice Technician Maintenance

Position Summary

The Apprentice reports to the Technician Maintenance Training Liaison. He/she is given guidance and mentorship until the Apprenticeship program requirements are met according to the General Maintenance Manual. This position observes and performs under supervision all facets of the preventive maintenance and repair of aircraft to ensure airworthiness, reliability and all technical aspects are documented in compliance with company policy. The Apprentice ensures and promotes safety and security standards in the workplace.

Essential Responsibilities

Achieve Apprenticeship program completion by meeting set criteria, attending required training and passing the Technician entry exam

Perform non-routine/routine maintenance, modification, alteration and inspection of aircraft in compliance with company and regulatory guidelines

Observe and conduct under supervision; troubleshooting, application and disposition of Minimum Equipment List (MEL), Configuration Deviation List (CDL), Nonessential Equipment and Furnishings (NEF), and General Maintenance Manual (GMM)

Under supervision, meet aircraft at transit stations, check aircraft maintenance logs, and respond to discrepancies entered into the log book

Keep Crewleader and others informed as appropriate; conveys ideas and information clearly in both written and verbal communication

Maintain JetBlue Airways’ facilities and equipment as required

All other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma

Must be able to obtain a valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate prior to position start date

Possess and maintain a valid Drivers’ License and a driving record from the state of your primary residence that meets JetBlue Airways insurance standards

Able to drive tugs, trucks, taxi aircraft or other company equipment

Ability to communication effectively; in both oral and written communication

Ability to crawl, bend, kneel, climb, and stoop frequently in confined spaces

Knowledge of Maintenance & Engineering systems

Ability to ship, receive, and track parts using shipping software

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

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

If an internal candidate, Crewmember must be in good standing (no Progressive Guidance currently and has not been within the last six months)

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

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

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

One (1) year of JetBlue experience if an internal candidate

Knowledge of Airlines for America (A4A) Spec 100 and General Maintenance Manuals

Valid Passport with the ability to travel in and out of the United States

Ability to work well with others and complete tasks with supervision

Ability to multi task and work under pressure in a dynamic environment

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Crewmember Expectations:

Regular attendance and punctuality

Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short notice

Working knowledge of Company manuals

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 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

Able to work all shifts (i.e., midnight, days, weekends, and holidays)

Travel may be required (10%)

Ability to work in elevated areas

Work outdoors on the aircraft ramp side and/or the hangar with elevated noise levels

Bids work schedule by seniority (days, swings, or midnight shift)

Physical Effort:

Position requires extremely strenuous physical work involving objects in excess of 100 pounds occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently. Position requires crawling, bending, kneeling, climbing, and stooping frequently in confined spaces. (Very Heavy)

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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JetBlue Airways is dedicated to bringing humanity back to air travel. We strive to make every part of your experience as simple and as pleasant as possible. Unfortunately, there are times when things do not go as planned. If you're inconvenienced as a result, we think it is important that you know exactly what you can expect from us. That's why we created our Customer Bill of Rights. These Rights will always be subject to the highest level of safety and security for our customers and crewmembers.

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