Inspector Quality Control

jetBlue Airways
Job Type: 
New York
United States


Position Summary

The Quality Control Inspector performs Aircraft and Engine Inspections as called out by routine work cards, Engine orders and non-Routine events. The Quality Control Inspector will perform Required Inspection Items (RII) work in Lieu of the Chief Inspector, as well as Boroscope Inspections, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Inspections and other duties assigned.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform RII and Buyback inspections
  • Perform routine and non-routine Airframe and Power plant inspections
  • Perform Engine and Airframe boroscope inspections
  • Perform NDT Inspections 
  • Perform C-Check quality control customer representation at third party maintenance, repair and overhaul Maintenance Repair Operations (MRO) providers
  • Perform audits of maintenance paperwork
  • Participate in process improvement projects
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
  • One (1) year of previous experience in aircraft and accessories inspections
  • Ability to pass color perception and eye exam initially and on an annual basis
  • Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver License and a driving record from the state of your primary residence that meets JetBlue Airways’ insurance standards
  • Available for occasional overnight travel (10%)
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
  • Authorization to work in the US is required, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two (2) years of Inspection experience on commercial aircraft
  • Engine Boroscope and NDT experience

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short notice
  • Able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Fun and Passion
  • 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
  • Operate Olympus Boroscope Equipment
  • Various Precision Measurement Equipment (PME)
  • Operate Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) equipment
  • Operate lift trucks, snorkel lift, boom lift and tractor after attending training
  • Reflective safety vest and ear protection

 Work Environment:

  • Work outdoors on the aircraft ramp side and/or the hangar 
  • Bids work schedule by seniority (days, swings, or midnight shift)
  • Travel to support MRO maintenance visits and Out of Service recovery
  • Flexible work schedule to support the twenty-four (24) hour a day and seven (7) day a week operation

Physical Effort: 

  • Position requires strenuous physical work. Heavy lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to one hundred (100) pounds occasionally and/or up to fifty (50) pounds frequently. (Heavy)


  • The base pay for this role starts at $41.00 per hour. Base pay is one component of JetBlue’s total compensation package, which may also include access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, crewmember stock purchase plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, free space available travel on JetBlue, and more.
First posted: 
12/17/2023 12:00:00 AM

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