Berry Aviation, Inc. San Marcos, Texas


Quality Control Inspector

    • Job Tracking ID: 512478-605589
    • Job Location: San Marcos, TX
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 22, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 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 Quality Control Inspector is directly responsible to the Manager of Quality/Chief Inspector and responsible for performing preliminary/incoming inspections, hidden damage inspections, in-process inspections, and finial inspections on civil aviation articles that the repair station has been rated for.



Major duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Manager of Quality/Chief Inspector to ensure the Quality Control Procedures outlined in the Berry Aviation, Inc. Repair Station Quality Manual (RSQM) are enforced and followed by all repair station personnel.
  • Work with the Manager of Quality/Chief Inspector to establish the policies and procedures outlined in the RSQM as they relate to the functions of the repair station inspection department.
  • Ensure that when maintenance is performed for a 14 CFR Part 121, 125, 129 or 135 Air Carriers under a Continuous Airworthiness Program per 14 CFR 145.205 all work is accomplished in accordance with the Air Carriers manuals and that all required inspection items (RII) have been inspected, documented and marked as a "RII" on all required inspection records, forms and/or maintenance logs.
  • 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.
  • Ensure that precision tools and test equipment used by maintenance personnel are the proper tools and/or test equipment called out in the applicable maintenance/overhaul manuals and are within the required calibration interval at the time of use.
  • Ensure aircraft parts and/or components removed by maintenance personnel during the course of maintenance activities have been properly tagged listing the correct disposition to prevent the use of rejected and/or unserviceable parts. In addition ensure the procedures for "Segregation and Handling of Parts" as outlined in the RSQM is being followed by all personnel.
  • Perform daily in-process inspections on civil aviation articles undergoing maintenance, repair and/or overhaul by the repair station to assure all worked performed meets the requirements outlined in the RSQM and 14 CFR Part 43.
  • Perform daily in-process reviews of all inspection records, forms and tags to ensure maintenance personnel are signing off inspection checklists progressively and all inspection findings & corrective actions have been documented on the work order with all required information as outlined in the RSQM and 14 CFR Part 43.
  • Ensure that only serviceable and airworthy approved parts are installed as part of the maintenance performed by the repair station.
  • Monitor shelf life limited parts and materials used by the repair station to ensure out of date items are not used on civil aviation articles.
  • During the daily in-process reviews/Inspections identify maintenance tasks that qualify as a major repair/alteration as outlined in the RSQM and 14 CFR Part 43, ensure these tasks are clearly marked on the work order as such. Coordinate with the Lead Mechanic and Manager of Quality/Chief Inspector to ensure FAA approved data is available and used to perform the major repair/alteration.
  • Perform maintenance records audit and finial inspection on a civil aviation article once maintenance is complete, this should include the following:
    • Review all inspection records, work orders and forms to ensure maintenance personnel have completed and properly signed off all inspection tasks and cleared all open discrepancies.
    • Ensure all required inspections have been performed and documented as such, this includes any "RII" items if work was performed for a 14 CFR Part 121, 125, 129 or 135 Air Carrier.
    • If any major repairs/alterations were performed verify work was performed in accordance with FAA approved data and the corrective action sign off references the approved data. Execute a FAA Form 337 outlining the work performed and forward to the Manager of Quality/Chief Inspector for review and approval. If an AFM supplement was included as part of the major repair/alteration make sure a copy has been placed in the AFM.
    • If any work performed required an update to the current aircraft weight and balance make sure all required forms have been completed and a copy of the updated weight and balance has been placed in the AFM.
    • If any Airworthiness Directives were complied with verify that the corrective action statement meets the requirements outlined in the RSQM and 14 CFR Part 91.417.
    • Perform finial inspection on the civil aviation article.
    • Close out work order package with the required maintenance release and/or return to service statements as outlined in the RSQM.
    • Issue Form 8130-3 for aircraft components and (when applicable) a log book entry for aircraft, engines and propellers.
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by the Manager of Quality/Chief Inspector.

Experience and Skills:


  • Hold a valid Mechanic’s Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings.
  • Have 18 months of experience in maintaining aircraft as a certificated mechanic of the same category and class as the certificate holder uses or maintains.
  • Must read, write, speak & understand the English language.
  • Proficient in using tools, test equipment, and inspection aids applicable to the scope of work assigned.





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