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Network Engineer

Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 45961

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,600 employees and approximately 312 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

A Herc Network Engineer provides technical expertise in the oversight of a public and/or private network and public switched telephone networks. A Network Engineer plans, designs, installs, maintains, monitors, analyzes, troubleshoots, modifies and supports network communications systems to provide maximum performance and as well as evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance network capabilities.


  • Responsible for configuration, implementation, and support for network installations as necessary.
  • Provide network support and troubleshooting network solutions for an enterprise network.
  • Work with customers, vendors, and technical teams to prospect and develop network design, installation, and support opportunities.
  • Maintaining an established work schedule and providing on-call assistance, including nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Provide engineering level support for incident and problem management.
  • Regularly monitor network performance.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation as it relates to network technologies, network topology, network equipment, and configurations. 
  • Ability to document standards, methods and produce drawings of environments.
  • Attend and actively contribute to technical staff meetings.
  • Participate in after-hours upgrades, troubleshooting, and/or on-call availability.
  • Provide timely and accurate status updates to customer contacts and management.
  • Provide engineering support for problems identified within multiple systems or applications and will act as an escalation point for service desk, managed services, and other support
  • Demonstrate active participation in Herc Rentals Safety Culture, always prioritizing the safety of team members and customers alike
  • Support all team members
  • Learn and follow all company procedures and protocols


    Professional Experience

    • 5+ or more years of Network implementation experience
    • Cisco CCNA or similar Certifications
    • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
    • Experience maintaining network performance through network monitoring and analysis, QoS service implementation, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems
    • Comprehensive understanding of network services and network routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP)
    • In-depth understanding and practical knowledge of networking systems such as firewalls, routers, switches, and wireless APs
    • Solid understanding of IP routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)
    • Cisco ASA, Routing, Switching, QoS, Meraki WAP, SolarWinds Monitoring
    • Experience with LAN hardware including patch panels, Fiber Optic, Cat5e and Cat 6 wiring
    • A strong working knowledge of technologies surrounding a network infrastructure
    • Experience supporting IP Telephony, Linux, Microsoft Server, Windows, and SolarWinds monitoring tools
    • Knowledge of carrier services and interfaces
    • Working knowledge of Cisco UCS and VMware virtual environments

    Educational Background

    • A bachelor's degree is required

    Conditions of Employment


    • Proficient at customer knowledge transfer and documentation
    • Strong attention to detail in-regard to project planning and documentation
    • Ability to apply judgment, implement solutions, and resolve conflicts, all in a multi-tasked environment
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and with written documentation
    • Ability to handle a growing, fast paced environment


    Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


    Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


    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.


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