Apogee-SSU Joint Venture, LLC is an innovation company who is committed to the mission of providing our customers with high-level services and products. Our people are the foundation of our excellence and agility.

We currently have one (1) opening for a C-130 Advisor to work in Niamey Niger. The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Nigerien Air Force (NiAF). This Advisor will provide strategic and operational level support to NiAF leadership on the deployment, maintenance, management, and sustainment of Niger’s C-130 fleet. This Advisor will also mentor and train NiAF joint staff command personnel on C-130 logistics and supply chain management; maintenance scheduling and planning; and C-130 deployment and sustainment operations.

Location: Air Base 101, Niamey, Niger

Minimum Technical / Education Qualifications:

  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Level 4 English Language Proficiency.
  • Ten years’ U.S. military experience in the aviation career field.
  • Three years’ experience participating directly in airlift operations at the staff level.
  • Possess a Secret DoD Security Clearance.
  • Former Air Force Aviation Maintenance Officer (minimum O4) with at least seven years’ demonstratable experience, or minimum of 2,500 flight hours, with the C-130H platform.
  • Two years of flight line maintenance/production control experience.
  • Minimum of two years serving overseas in a military or contract role.
  • Minimum of one year of demonstrated prior professional experience advising foreign military personnel.
  • Minimum of one year of demonstrated prior professional experience conducting training for foreign military personnel.
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of State Level 1 Medical Clearance, upon contract award.

Total Compensation: $235k+


  • 401K Matching Plan
  • PTO
  • Full Medical Insurance

If you are interested in a very well-compensated, empowered, and fulfilling position, while making a positive impact at a high level of significance, we encourage you to submit your resume/cv to resumes@ssuinc.us