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Paul Schreter

Fighter Aircraft Avionics Technician

Work History

May 2015Present

Automatic Wire Test Set Programmer

United States Air Force - United Kingdom
  • Lead maintenance wire analyzer/programmer for wiring systems on 79 assigned HH-60/F-15C/D/E aircraft valued at $6.5B
  • Oversaw 4 member team, fabricated, tested, and debuged locally manufactured testing equipment across 15 projects, controlled $1.1M assets
  • Guided testing and repair of 65 aircraft components saving $185K in replacement costs, key to USAF F-15 #1 mission capable rate
March 2014October 2014

Fighter Aircraft Avionics Systems Journeyman

United States Air Force - Southwest Asia
  • Deployed 192 days in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve; corrected 190 pilot reported discrepancies--vital to 1K combat missions/5.2K flight hours
  • Oversaw Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod - Sensor Enhancement parts kit; coordinated requirements with Lockheed Martin representative--facilitated operational maintenance for $23M assets
  • Headed deployed Data Integrity Team program; inspected/corrected 2.5K

    Integrated Maintenance Data System entries/trained 44 members--decreased initial error rate to <1%

June 2011May 2015

Fighter Aircraft Avionics Systems Journeyman

United States Air Force - United Kingdom
  • Operate, inspect, analyze performance trends and repair avionic systems on F-15E aircraft valued at $2.9 billion
  • Lead teams and train individuals on utilizing $2 million worth of test equipment to maintain avionic systems
  • Handpicked to lead tiger team repair; routed aircraft video line--returned $6.1M critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform to service
  • Scrubbed electrostatic discharge program; validated training for 70 section personel--aided Royal Air Force Lakenheath Fighter Wing 'Excellent' Logistics Compliance Assessment Program rating/Combat Air Forces 3-year best
  • Selected to become non-commissioned officer in less than 4 years compared to 6 year average amongst peers
  • Top 10% in six-week Airman Leadership School course, presented with Distinguished Graduate Award

Front Desk Agent

Best Western Edmonds Harbor Inn - United States
  • Accommodate hotel patrons by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys or cards, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of occupied rooms and guests' accounts, making and confirming reservations, and presenting statements to and collecting payments from departing guests



Master of Science in Leadership

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
  • GPA: 4.0 - Distinguished Graduate

Associate in Applied Science in Avionic Systems Technology

Community College of the Air Force, USA

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Computing

University of Washington, USA
  • GPA: 3.45
  • Minor: Business Administration
  • Thesis titled "Are users in control? The power of defaults within computing software", 2010.

Volunteer Work

January 2015Present

Shop Supervisor

  • Supervised and managed charity shop on weekends, donated over 450 hours, raising $36K in revenue for poverty stricken families (as of June 2016).
March 2013Present

Sexual Assault Victim Advocate

United States Air Force
  • Provided essential support, liaison services, and care to victims of sexual assault with over 700 hours on-call support, ensuring critical crisis intervention
November 2012March 2013

Listening Volunteer

  • Provided 50 hours of emotional support to those with feelings of distress, despair, and suicidal thoughts
September 2012

Team Processing Volunteer

United States Olympic Committee
  • Devoted 2 weeks/113 hours processing para-athletes for the 2012 Paralympic Games 
August 2011January 2012

Head Chapel Rope

United States Air Force
  • Led base wide Chapel Rope (White Rope) program of 30-50 individuals. Primary responsibilities involved managing operations behind local community center and providing liaison services for military chaplains
  • Headed major volunteering campaign which brought much needed bodies for Habitat for Humanity and The Humane Society