Berry Aviation, Inc. San Marcos, Texas


Director of Technical Operations

    • Job Tracking ID: 512478-604379
    • Job Location: San Marcos, TX
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 12, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

About Us:

Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) is a trusted leader in private aviation, with a portfolio of services that includes Government, Private Charter, Scheduled and On-Demand Freight, Maintenance, and FBO operations. BAI was formed in 1983 in Austin, Texas. Shortly thereafter, in 1987, BAI extended its aviation services by becoming a Department of Defense CARB Approved Air Carrier with worldwide operating authority and has provided specialty aviation services to various branches of the U.S. Military and other U.S. Government organizations. BAI conducts CONUS and OCONUS operations with a fleet of over 31 aircraft, with past and current OCONUS operations including, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Johnston Island, Afghanistan, Peru, and Africa.

Our customers include all branches of the U.S. Military, Fortune 500 companies, NASCAR teams, and other Part 135 and 121 Air Carriers. BAI has twice been awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Award for Excellence. BAI has grown into a dynamic, customer-focused company with the knowledge, experience and manpower to operate on short notice with turnkey safe aviation services. All flight operations are conducted by comprehensively trained and experienced pilots working closely alongside our 24-hour dispatch personnel to maintain a thorough emphasis on safety and on-time arrivals.

We are experiencing continued success and growth as BAI is always expanding our operations into new markets. Services are provided with the utmost security and safety measures.

Berry Aviation, Inc. is a privately held certified small business employing approximately 200+ employees. Today the corporate headquarters that oversees the worldwide operation is located at the San Marcos Municipal Airport (KHYI) 1807 Airport Drive San Marcos, TX 78666.

Mission Statement

'To continuously raise the bar for safety and customer satisfaction while demonstrating an uncommon ability to execute under the most challenging circumstances and the most difficult client requirements'.



The Director of Technical Operations (DTO) is directly responsible to the Vice President of Maintenance for the overall management of the repair stations MRO and CR&O maintenance department.


Major duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Vice President of Maintenance and Chief Inspector to establish the policies and procedures outlined in the Berry Aviation, Inc Repair Station Quality Manual (RSQM) as they relate to the functions of the repair station maintenance department.
  • Remain current with the contents of Berry Aviation, Inc Repair Station Quality Manual (RSQM) and subsequent revisions, applicable Federal Aviation Regulations and other company policies and procedures as required to ensure regulatory compliance in area of responsibility.
  • Work with the Vice President of Maintenance to determine annual budgetary requirements (tooling, equipment, staffing) for the repair station maintenance department.

  • Plan, direct and control the overall activities of the Aircraft Maintenance, NDI, and Component Departments. Rely upon his/her managers, supervisors and/or assigned personnel for assistance in administrating the daily operational activities of the repair station Maintenance Departments.
  • Coordination with the Training and Quality Departments to ensure adequate training programs (initial & recurrent) have been established for all personnel in regards to the maintenance, preventive maintenance, overhaul, and/or alteration of civil aviation articles that the repair station has been rated for.
  • Hiring and management of all repair station maintenance personnel as assigned. This should include ensuring annual performance reviews are completed for all maintenance personnel.
  • Ensure that planning, direction, and coordination of work received within the Aircraft Maintenance, NDI, and Component Departments is accomplished. This includes allocation of maintenance personnel to ensure work will be completed per customer requested turn time.
  • Ensure maintenance personnel have and use the most current aircraft/component manufactures maintenance manuals, technical data, and required forms during maintenance/overhaul of civil aviation articles that the repair station has been rated for.
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by the Vice President of Maintenance.


The Director of Technical Operations may delegate any or all of his/her duties, as deems necessary; however such delegation does not relieve the Director of Technical Operations of the overall responsibility.


Experience and Skills:



  • Hold a valid Mechanic’s Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings.
  • Have 6 years of experience in maintaining aircraft as a certificated mechanic of the same category and class as the certificate holder uses or maintains, one year of which must have been as maintenance inspector.
  • Have at least one year of experience in a supervisory capacity maintaining the similar category and class of aircraft as the certificate holder uses or maintains.


Berry Aviation, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics.

All new employees will be required to verify employment eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Berry Aviation participates in E-Verify.

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Berry Aviation Corporate Office


Our Address:                            Hours of Operation:                   
1807 Airport Drive,                     Mon. to Fri. 8am to 5pm
San Marcos, TX, USA 78666