Date:  Apr 22, 2024


Company:  DEUTZ Corporation



Service Technician


Icon Location:  Remote - Richmond Virginia
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DEUTZ is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative drive systems. Its core competences are the development, production, distribution and servicing of diesel, gas and electric drivetrains for professional applications that is used in construction equipment, agricultural machinery, material handling equipment, stationary equipment, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles and other applications.

Job Summary


The Shop Service Technician will perform preventative and routine repairs on all DEUTZ products at the DEUTZ Power Center Rock Hill facility. The Shop Service Technician will liaise with DEUTZ customers, Parts Specialists, and our Service supervisor. The Ideal candidate must be personable, a problem solver, reliable, ethical, intelligent, and able to adapt to all the forces around them - customers, suppliers, department employees, co-workers, and manufacturers employees. The ideal candidate must also be a safety-focused team player with an optimistic outlook. 




The Shop Service Technician will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties: 


  • Ability to perform maintenance-related repairs.  

  • Assist in resolving customer-related issues in a timely matter. 

  • Work with Sales & Operation Manager to ensure the facility is clean and organized and presents a positive image of DEUTZ. 

  • Plan methods and sequence of performing repairs assigned. 

  • Pre-Order all parts and materials required to perform assigned repairs. 

  • Effect the repairs required safely and effectively. 

  • Ensure all repairs are completed as assigned. 

  • Ensure the cosmetic appearance upon completion of repairs.  

  • Ensure all unused parts and materials are returned per DEUTZ Power Center return parts guidelines. 

  • Maintain the work area in a clean and safe condition. 

  • All communications with customers are conducted in a manner reflecting respect and honesty. 

  • All failures identified are matched to solutions necessary to affect a repair. 

  • Complete all work orders and time sheets in a timely manner. 

  • Consult, when necessary, with DEUTZ Service Department to ensure the accuracy and approval of repairs. 

  • Perform all work in accordance with all established policies and procedures. 

  • Assist in properly filing warranty claims and customer invoices. 

  • Other duties as assigned by branch management personnel. 


Supervisory Responsibilities:  Individual Contributor 


Travel Demands: Anticipated local travel is 1 -10% depending on business needs. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 








High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) and at least two years of Diesel engine experience. 


Proficient in the use of basic computer functions and portable diagnostic tools. 



Strong working knowledge of DEUTZ Diesel engines. 


Candidate must have own tools. 


Experience in diagnosing, and repair of NG/CNG, Tier 3-4 emissions level preferred 


Certification/Training in heavy equipment and diesel engine repairs preferred 









  • Self-Starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision. 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively write and speak professionally with customers in person and over the phone. 

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify problems, brainstorm and analyze answers, and implement the best solutions. 

  • Strong Attention to detail skills with the ability to accomplish/complete a task while demonstrating a thorough concern for all the areas involved, no matter how small 

  • Time management and organization skills with the ability to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks, set goals, and develop systems for achieving those  goals. 




The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 


  • Continuous exposure to typical engine manufacturing environments. No A/C. 

  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. 



An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 


Physical Demand Requirement 
















Lifting (25lbs) 







The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. 





EEO Statement 
DEUTZ is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. Applicants will be considered regardless of their race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, DEUTZ also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion.