Industrial Projects Supervisor – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa
Job ID: 26458BR
Department: Industrial Projects
Date Posted: Oct 24, 2023

$70 - 107k


  • Supervise construction related activities as related to industrial construction projects
  • Provide input for the annual building maintenance budget
  • Supervise special projects and capital expenditure projects as requested by warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, and support facilities involving industrial construction
  • Supervise miscellaneous maintenance and repairs of the buildings, parking lots, grounds, docks, roofing, doors, elevators, floors lighting, CSX railroad, water towers (potable and fire), refrigeration and utility systems (electrical, plumbing, gas, utilities, etc.)
  • Select new contractors or vendors
  • Complete other various tasks such as creating a budget, processing and maintaining records, and monitoring key performance indicators

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years industrial and commercial construction experience
  • Certificates required for ADA (American Disability Act), Hazwoper (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response). These are required and supplied by Publix. (Incumbent will obtain the ADA and Hazwoper once hired)
  • Knowledge of Industrial Construction including Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Refrigeration, Electrical, and Roofing Systems
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Office 2000, Windows
  • Knowledge of regional building codes and other regulatory agency requirements
  • Knowledge of Warehousing/Distribution and Manufacturing
  • Ability to be detailed oriented
  • Ability to be proactive
  • Technical skills
  • Communication/listening skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to evaluate costs and estimates
  • Time management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Stress tolerance and adaptability skills
  • Ability to be comfortable in addressing large groups
  • Willingness to work long hours, nights, weekends and holidays when necessary. This includes being on call 24/7
  • Willingness to travel overnight
  • Willingness to climb and work in high places
  • Willingness to attend seminars, conferences and classes, on and off site
  • Willingness to learn about warehousing, distribution and manufacturing operations
  • Show enthusiasm, initiative and pride in work
  • Show commitment to Publix’s mission

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 10 years industrial and commercial construction experience
  • Contractor’s License: General Contractors or Building Contractors License
  • Continuing education with the CILB (Construction Industry Licensing Board)
  • Knowledge of Publix vision and mission statement, as well as Publix policies and guidelines


  • 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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