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Technical Operations

Technical Operations (Tech Ops) is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of JetBlue’s fleet including regulation compliance, routine and other maintenance. The work of a Technical Operations crewmember is extremely varied and requires critical and creative thinking as well as versatility and open-mindedness. The tasks run the gamut, from changing a light bulb or seatbelt onboard the aircraft to considerably more complex assignments, like working on the flight control system or replenishing materials like onboard oxygen or hydraulic fluid. Keep reading to learn more about the different roles available on our Tech Ops team.

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Materials Specialist

Materials Specialists maintain the warehouse and store stock with the Aircraft Maintenance Department in all Material Operations to ensure adequate supply of materials. This role helps gain familiarity of tools and airplane parts and works closely with Aircraft Maintenance, Purchasing and other cross-functional teams across JetBlue. Roles are available locations inJFK, BOS, MCO, FLL, SFO and LGB. 

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Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technicians are responsible for all facets of the preventative maintenance and repair of airplanes to ensure aircraft are airworthy and all technical aspects are documented properly. They are responsible for the airworthiness of the aircraft while ensuring compliance with all of the procedures using the Aircraft Maintenance Manuals and/or task cards. Technicians will also be given opportunities to travel to different locations to help with special jobs and or major inspections. Roles are available in JFK, BOS, SFO and LGB.


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Tech Ops Apprenticeship Program

This 12-month program provides hands-on aircraft maintenance experience on our Airbus and Embraer fleets as well as individual training and mentoring. Apprentices will receive an equivalent of 2-3 years of industry experience which will truly gear them up for success. After program graduation, you are immediately promoted to the position of Aircraft Technician in the same station where you completed your apprenticeship.

This program is available in Boston (BOS) and New York City (JFK). Classes will begin on September 25, 2019 with approximately six apprentices in each class for each station.


  • Airframe and Powerplant license (may obtain prior to start date).
  • Motivation and drive to become a skilled aircraft technician.
  • Application window opens on July 8, 2019 and closes on July 15, 2019.
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Getting Hired

  1. Review the job description to be sure that you meet the minimum qualifications of the role.
  2. Submit your application online.
  3. You may be selected for a brief phone interview.
  4. If that goes well, you may be invited to complete an in-person, competency-based assessment. If you pass, you’ll be invited to participate in a panel interview to learn more about the job and share your skills and experiences.
  5. If selected, candidates must pass a background screening before receiving a formal job offer.
  6. Once cleared, crewmembers are scheduled to attend new hire orientation and training at JetBlue University in Orlando!
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