Volvo Group Technical Specialist in Chesapeake, Virginia

If you are ready for meaningful challenges, eager to make a difference and to go the extra mile, we invite you to apply to become a Technical Specialist with our Technical Support team!

At Volvo Penta, we support our team members in achieving their goals while at the same time helping to make our customers successful. At Volvo, we strive for balance and believe that actively prioritizing a high level of diversity in our workforce creates a competitive advantage. It is our people that make the difference!

Position Summary

Responsible for responding to requests for information and technical advice from VPA dealers, OEMs, Customers, and internal VPA personnel regarding application, troubleshooting and repair of Volvo Penta engines and transmissions via telephone, fax or electronic communication for our Marine and Industrial business segments. Analyze information provided by VPA dealers and create appropriate warranty authorizations and related documentation. Respond to customer inquiries and assist in solving customer issues.


  • Respond to requests for information from Dealers, OEMs, Customers, and internal VPA personnel

  • Advise and assist dealers and VPA personnel as to correct VPA Warranty policy and procedures. Assist the Warranty department with the warranty claims requiring pre-authorization

  • Maintain a complete record of dealer and OEM interaction in the ARGUS database

  • Maintain knowledge and stay up-to-date regarding the complete Volvo Penta product line and all applicable electronic diagnostic tools. Seek and obtain training and information on new Volvo Penta products

  • Assist new hires within the Technical Services department

  • Promote the use of Volvo Penta Partner Network

  • Assist Customer Relations representatives with customer inquiries

  • Perform other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management to support Volvo Penta goals and objectives


  • Expert level knowledge of troubleshooting and repair of gasoline and/or marine diesel or industrial power products

  • In-depth knowledge of retail Marine and/or Industrial service trade practices and activities via direct experience or extensive dealer interaction

  • Strong administrative and general business skills

  • Strong written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access)

  • Knowledge of primary PC based and/or electronic diagnostic troubleshooting equipment in use

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), a plus


  • Associates degree or 2 year technical certification/degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

  • Minimum (4) four years Marine, Automotive or Industrial retail or wholesale technical experience preferred

  • Previous customer service/technical face-to-face and/or call center experience preferred


  • Volvo Penta Region Americas offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package that includes health, life, dental and vision plans as well as a 401(k) with a company match incentive and a robust pension plan

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job. Printed copies may not be the most current. Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action employer. E.O.E./M/F/D/V

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran