Military Preventive Maintenance Analysts

Military Career

General Information

Description

Preventive maintenance analysts develop schedules to ensure the Military’s fleet and equipment is regularly inspected and maintained. They plan and control work methods, maintenance, and production schedules, operating procedures, and performance standards. They establish priorities and allocate resources to support mission requirements.  

Work Environment

Preventive maintenance analysts usually work in office settings.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Military Outlook

Service Branches

Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

Military Status

  • Enlisted
    • Hands-on/specialized
    • High school diploma required

Military Workforce

Preventive Maintenance Analysts in the Military

7,191

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Salary

Average Salary

$51,893

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 46%
  • Bachelor's degree 38%
  • Post baccalaureate 11%
  • Post-master's certificate 3%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Military training

All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Preventive maintenance analysts in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Equipment maintenance management conceptsAccounting proceduresStatistical reporting methodsParts and supply inventory control procedures

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Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Sales and Marketing

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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