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Refrigeration Hardware Technician 1 – Pasco – Hernando County

Location: Lakeland Division
Job ID: 29338BR
Department: Facilities
Working Hours: 40 weekly - schedule varies
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: Jun 18, 2024

$40 - 56k
Full Time - Regular


We are seeking a Refrigeration Hardware Technician 1 to join our Facilities Refrigeration team! The Refrigeration Hardware Technician 1 supports retail refrigeration operations by performing refrigeration hardware preventive maintenance and executing daily refrigeration hardware service requests for retail stores. Apply today to be a part of the largest employee-owned company in the U.S., Publix Super Markets!

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating, maintaining, and cleaning refrigeration hardware components (i.e., doors, hardware, fixtures)
  • Responding to work requests from retail operations to evaluate and repair refrigeration hardware components (i.e., doors, hardware, fixtures)
  • Performing housekeeping duties such as maintaining accurate parts inventory

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or its equivalent
  • 1 year working in skilled trades service or construction disciplines OR 2 years in Publix Retail or Operations experience
  • Must be at least 20 years old and have a valid driver license
  • Ability to lift/lower/climb ladders/walk on roofs
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, on call rotations and travel with overnight stays

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some HVAC School/trade school coursework


  • 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, dental and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (

Year End Bonus

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.

Additional Information

This position covers the Hernando County, applicant must reside within this area.

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

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

* Please note that Publix will not sponsor any hire for this position for a visa or permanent residence.

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