Director Trench Solutions

Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: Bonita Springs, FL, US, 34134

Company: Herc Rentals

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $3.3 billion as of December 31, 2023. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 400 locations and has approximately 7,200 employees in North America.



Job Purpose

As the Director of Trench Solutions, you will play a pivotal role in our company’s success by overseeing the strategic planning, execution, and growth of our trench solutions business. You’ll lead a team of professionals, manage operations, and drive revenue while ensuring exceptional customer satisfaction in North America.


1.    Strategic Leadership:
⦁    Develop and execute a comprehensive business strategy for the trench solutions business, setting goals, and executing on annual performance. 
⦁    Identify market trends, customer needs, and growth opportunities.
⦁    Collaborate with senior management to align rental services with overall company goals.

2.    Team Management:
⦁    Lead and inspire a team of rental coordinators, technicians, and sales representatives.
⦁    Foster a positive work environment, encourage professional development, and ensure team cohesion.
⦁    Set performance goals, track metrics, and provide regular feedback.

3.    Operations and Logistics:
⦁    Oversee equipment inventory, maintenance, and logistics.
⦁    Ensure timely delivery and pickup of rental equipment.
⦁    Optimize fleet utilization and minimize downtime.

4.    Customer Relations:
⦁    Build strong relationships with clients, contractors, and industry partners.
⦁    Address customer inquiries, resolve issues, and maintain high customer satisfaction.
⦁    Collaborate with the sales team to identify upselling opportunities.

5.    Financial Management:
⦁    Develop and manage the business budget, pricing strategies, and revenue targets.
⦁    Monitor financial performance, analyze profitability, and implement cost-saving measures.
⦁    Prepare regular reports for senior management.

6.    Safety and Compliance:
⦁    Uphold safety standards and compliance with regulations.
⦁    Ensure proper training for equipment operators.
⦁    Maintain accurate records related to safety inspections and certifications.


⦁    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field (Master’s preferred).


⦁    Minimum of 10 years of experience in equipment rental, construction, or related industry.
⦁    Experience with trench industry products is a plus.


⦁    Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide a team.
⦁    Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving abilities.
⦁    Familiarity with trenching equipment, safety protocols, and industry best practices.


Req #: 59013

Please be advised that the actual salary offered for any position is subject to the company's sole discretion and may be influenced by various factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, experience, location, and overall fit for the role.


Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.


Keeping you healthy

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

Life and disability insurance

Flex spending and health savings accounts

Virtual Health Visits

24 Hour Nurse Line

Healthy Pregnancy Program

Tobacco Cessation Program

Weight Loss Program



Building Your Financial Future

401(k) plan with company match

Employee Stock Purchase Program



Life & Work Harmony

Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

Paid parental leave.

Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Auto & Home Insurance Discounts


Protecting You & Your Family

Company Paid Life Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Company Paid Disability Insurance

Supplemental Disability Insurance

Group Legal Plan

Critical Illness Insurance

Accident Insurance


Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral

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