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Republic Services Field IT Engineer in Houston, Texas

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Why Work with Us Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index.

POSITION SUMMARY:The Field IT Engineer’s role is to ensure the effective IT operations of the division, area and region locations in alignment with Republic Services’ business objectives. This individual will plan, coordinate and implement IT related activities and projects according to company standards. This role maintains a strong relationship with field management and staff as well as the responsibility for communicating technology plans and issues between IT management and field locations.


  • Troubleshoot and administer Cisco VOIP phone system installations including user add, changes and moves. Coordinate with 3rd party consultants as required

  • Act as an effective liaison between field staff, management, vendors and Corporate IT

  • Identify, implement and report proactive solutions that provide cost savings and/or improve operational efficiencies at field locations

  • Participate in the installation, replacement, disposal of field computer hardware

  • Manage and maintain IT infrastructure at field locations

  • Provide effective Tier-2 support for WANs, LANs, field servers and specific field applications including on-call and on-site support/remediation as required

  • Build, maintain and manage strong vendor relationships to coordinate the delivery of IT services including cabling, hardware, software and other IT supplies

  • Provide timely reports on all activities as directed by management

  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

  • Travel by air, car, and/or other modes of transportation up to 75% of the time


  • Associates degree in IT or related field.

  • Bachelors degree in MIS or related field highly preferred.

  • 4 years of computer network experience.

  • Experience with Cisco VOIP/UCCE.

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.


  • HS Diploma or GED.

  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on network experience.

Travel Requirement: 75%

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.