Electrical Engineer EI, Facilities Design – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa
Job ID: 24991BR
Department: Facilities
Date Posted: Jun 15, 2023

$70 - 107k


Our Facilities Design team is seeking an Electrical Engineer, EIT to perform research, provide analysis, design and document cost effective code compliant electrical systems for Publix retail facilities! In Facilities Design, the Electrical Engineer, EIT produces electrical design related to new stores and special projects while relying on knowledge of building codes, specifications, lighting, and power design methods.
Apply today to be a part of one of the largest-volume supermarket chains in the US, and witness why we have been consecutively named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For since 1998!

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Participating in the design and production of electrical engineering construction documents for new prototypes and site-specific projects
  • Overseeing the development of the electrical construction documents to meet Publix objectives and all national, state, and local code requirements
  • Modifying prototypical designs to meet site specific requirements, modifying prototypical Publix designs to adopt to a specific site
  • Modifying store drawings to meet retail requests
  • Evaluating and completing revisions to construction drawings

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.) from an ABET accredited college or university
  • Two (2) years of electrical engineering (design of commercial buildings, electrical systems) experience
  • EI/EIT certification or willingness to obtain within 180 days of being hired
  • Knowledge in the use of CADD (AutoCAD or Revit) and other specialized design software as required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access)
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes and industry standards in electrical design as it pertains to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards with an emphasis on the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)
  • Willingness to work occasional nights, weekends, or holidays in order to meet project deadlines
  • Willingness to travel, including overnight

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years (4) of electrical engineering (design of commercial buildings, electrical systems) experience within the retail grocery industry
  • Knowledge of the Publix design process and standards
  • Knowledge of retail grocery operations and equipment


  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Sick pay
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vacation pay
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Paycheck direct deposit
  • Credit union
  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases
  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

Additional Information

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Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

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