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Fleet Maintenance Managers

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Work Environment

Fleet maintenance managers work in offices located in maintenance yards, shops, and garages.

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  • Average Military Salary



Fleet maintenance managers supervise and coordinate the repair and maintenance of the Military’s airplanes, ships, trucks, and other vehicles. They establish maintenance schedules, develop work procedures, and direct the operation of maintenance crews. From repairing equipment damaged in battle, to providing preventive maintenance, these managers are critical for keeping the Military’s fleet strong.

Military Training

Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Like other officers, fleet maintenance managers complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development. Additional training consists of classroom and field training. Job-specific training content may include:

  • Management of aircraft or aircraft electronics (avionics) maintenance
  • Management of vehicle, railroad, and other equipment maintenance
  • Use of management information systems
  • Logistics and operational support functions

Helpful Attributes

  • Interest in developing detailed plans
  • Interest in planning and directing the work of others

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