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Air Force Avionics Technician

Job Title
Air Force Avionics Technician
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St. Louis,  MO 63146
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Air Force Avionics Technician 

SSE is a leading technology company serving St. Louis, MO and Jacksonville, FL for over 30 years. We are a leading provider of military aircraft technical publications and courseware development, virtual training development, and general training for military and commercial aircraft. We are seeking skilled Technicians that have experience with USAF Avionics Systems to include: Communications, Navigation, and Identification (CNI), Distant Early Warning (DEWS), Flight Controls, Radar, Electronic Warfare, and System Integration to join our team in St. Louis, MO. as Maintenance Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

Maintenance SMEs will assist in the design, development, and revision of technical publications for advanced USAF / Military aircraft. SMEs will follow formats and templates as required by a program and when required may develop appropriate document formats for specific publications. These are tremendous opportunities to transition from hands-on experience on the aircraft into an office environment while drawing from the intrinsic aircraft specific experience all while staying relevant in the aerospace industry.


  • Perform the duties of technical publications writer on one or more military aircraft programs, to write, design, and document to specification guidelines
  • Edit scripts, storyboards, and select and edit supporting graphic content
  • Review and ensure quality, technical correctness and instructional soundness of draft and final documents
  • Participate in all phases of project execution (Analysis, Design, Development)


  • Air Force Avionics Specialist with experience in one of the following experience systems; Communications, Navigation, and Identification (CNI), Distant Early Warning (DEWS), Flight Controls, Radar, Electronic Warfare, and System Integration. 
  • Fighter jet experience is preferred, any Air Force Avionics Specialist will be considered.
  • Ability to interpret technical documentation such as blueprints, schematics, technical publications
  • Ability to work well within a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work independently and ensure performance to deadlines and milestones
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively deliver a complex message, either written or verbal
  • Knowledge of the following productivity software is desired: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • “This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.”  US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card) 


  • 40 hour work week, flexible schedule
  • 401k company match
  • medical/vision/dental plans
  • 12 paid holidays, 13 PTO days a year

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