Berry Aviation, Inc. San Marcos, Texas


Maintenance Manager-Fixed Wing SA-227 Metroliners (Unaccompanied)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512478-622714
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 30, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 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'.

Purpose of the job:

Purpose of the job:

Berry Aviation, Inc. operates a small fleet of two SA-227C Metroliners in support of the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site located in Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands approximately 2,200 miles southwest of Hawaii

Specifically, this role will:

  1. Ensures all tasks assigned are completed in accordance with manufacturer's manuals and/or other FAA accepted or approved data.
  2. Supervises all maintenance personnel and maintenance of company aircraft.
  3. Adheres to all applicable FARs and the Companies’ policies and procedures outlined in the Company CAMP and Manual System.
  4. Maintains the work areas, buildings, equipment and materials that are utilized for aircraft maintenance for which they are assigned.
  5. Accomplish and document aircraft maintenance / inspection work assignments in accordance with the GMM.
  6. Establish a maintenance schedule to insure all required maintenance tasks are tracked and keep San Marcos Maintenance Control and Operations departments updated.
  7. Maintain knowledge of Berry Aviation, Inc. General Maintenance Manual procedures and requirements.
  8. Develop and use good work habits in regards to aircraft airworthiness, safety and housekeeping.
  9. Oversee Receiving Inspections.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by Site Manager.
  11. This is an unaccompanied assignment.

Working in the Marshall Islands include:

SAVE MONEY! US Federal tax-free income, no rent, no utility bills, no cable bill, no cell bills, no car payment, meals provided (if unaccompanied), great private school with very small classrooms for (if accompanied) children, small town America atmosphere, no cars (ride bikes everywhere), golfing, diving, snorkeling, fishing, pristine warm south pacific waters, sailing, beaching, swimming, craft shop. Annual Airline ticket cash benefit for you and your family (if accompanied position). Medical, dental, life insurance, 401k.

Experience and Skills:


The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • FAA A & P Mechanic
  • 2 years Maintenance Management experience
  • Successful completion of FAA Background Check
  • Successfully Pass Pre-Employment Medical Examination
  • Successfully Pass Security Background Checks
  • Passport Required

Preferred Additional Requirements:

  • SA-227 Experience
  • Electrical Avionics troubleshooting
  • NDI Dye penetrant level 2 certification desired

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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Physical requirements of the job: Incumbent is required to: be able to lift a minimum of 50 Lbs., perform aircraft piloting duties for up to 10 hours a day, be exposed to a wide variety of weather conditions while working outside including but not limited to extreme heat, cold and adverse weather conditions.Bottom of Form

Berry Aviation Corporate Office


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