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Network Engineer

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals


Req #: 55183

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.53 billion as of September 30, 2022. 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 350 locations and has approximately 6,500 employees in North America.


We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

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

    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

    Mechanic Tool reimbursement of up to $300 per year

    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.


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