Associate Engineer Interiors

Jetblue - Posted 4 months ago
$85k-115k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Aircraft Engineer salary records


Long Island City, NY

Aircraft Engineer
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
22k employees

Aircraft Engineer Job description

The Associate Engineer Interiors is responsible for engineering activities for aircraft interiors and furnishings, related components, and exterior paint on Airbus and Embraer aircraft. The Engineer will support line and heavy maintenance and modification while learning and building technical experience.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinated, directed, and/or perform engineering assignments involving specifications for, and design changes or alterations to the aircraft interior configuration, components and equipment furnishings
  • Review and action Airworthiness Directives to ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Review Technical Directives such as Service Bulletins, Service Letters, etc. for applicability, system reliability and/or economic benefits
  • Implement design changes as required to meet airline/departmental objectives and management directives
  • Demonstrate compliance with all applicable regulations for modification/repairs pertaining to the area of responsibility
  • Establish and maintain configuration and standard of exterior and interior graphics
  • Assist in the evaluation and planning for new aircraft and equipment
  • Develop engineering procedures, standards and process specifications to comply with manufacturer/vendors' Service Bulletins, Airworthiness Directives and other FAA requirements
  • Develop and issues detailed work instructions and engineering drawings to accomplish alterations and repairs
  • Develop customized procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing and other maintenance actions
  • Establish build specifications and administers configuration control for interior components and equipment furnishings
  • Develop and obtain regulatory approval for technical data required for modifications/repairs of equipment furnishings and components
  • Provide technical assistance and troubleshooting support to various departments in support of the day-to-day operation
  • Ensure reliability performance standards are monitored and reviewed
  • Conduct root cause analysis for systems and components to determine remedies for wear, malfunctions or premature removals
  • Evaluate new methods, materials and equipment, which may provide cost benefits and take action to incorporate justified changes
  • Other assignments as directed by the Manager of Engineering

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong analytical abilities
  • Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations governing aircraft certification and maintenance
  • Able to travel and/or work variable hours, and flexible shifts, including holidays and weekends
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver's License and a driving record that meets JetBlue Airways’ insurance standards
  • 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
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (20%)
  • Currently in possession of a valid passport or other travel documents with the ability to travel in and out of the United States
  • Must 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

  • One (1) year of experience in aircraft interiors experience
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD or other engineering drawings platforms
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite and Project
  • Able to communicate technical issues in an assertive and tactful manner
  • Reliability analysis skills to identify the root cause of systems problems
  • Ability to manage and coordinate several tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Able to interact with a wide range of customer groups both internal and external
  • Project management skills
  • Diversified experience on transport category aircraft with the ability to work with and understand maintenance manuals, maintenance programs, and reliability program

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.
  • Ear plugs, safety vest, and safety goggles for on-site support.

Work Environment:                                                                                                                                              

  • Normal Office Environment
  • Airports Environment
  • Hangar

Physical Effort: 

  • Light physical effort is required by handling objects up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently.

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