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. They assist in fuel operations and may manage machine shops. From repairing equipment damaged in battle to providing preventive maintenance, these managers are critical for keeping the Military’s fleet strong.
Fleet maintenance managers work in offices located in maintenance yards, shops, and garages.
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Fleet Maintenance Managers in the Military
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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) maintenanceManagement of vehicle, railroad, and other equipment maintenanceUse of management information systemsLogistics and operational support functionsRead More
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