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Retail Maintenance Coordinator – Columbia, SC

Location: Columbia, SC
Job ID: 28333BR
Department: Facilities
Working Hours: 40 hours per week
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: Apr 03, 2024

Full Time - Regular


The Retail Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for performing repairs and maintenance of store equipment and systems across several different disciplines also evaluates, schedules, coordinates, and provides oversight and guidance to maintenance contractors to ensure safe, timely and high-quality service for multiple trades and/or disciplines in our retail stores. The incumbent manages and coordinates multiple projects simultaneously for our retail facilities and assists with the implementations of corporate projects. The Retail Maintenance Coordinator reports directly to Divisional Maintenance Supervisor.

Additional responsibilities include:
• provides support to construction initiatives in new and remodeled retail facilities
• independently manages retail and facility service projects for improvements, repairs, and replacements for buildings and their components
• utilizes task management tools to manage Facilities Project Office (FPO) assigned projects and reports results to Corporate Project Manager
• provides the Divisional Facility Services Maintenance Team key information regarding maintenance issues or updates

Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in a construction-related field or other analytical discipline or equivalent experience
  • At least two (2) years of general maintenance experience (i.e., roofing, carpentry, plumbing, cabinetry, electrical, building construction)
  • At least 20 years of age
  • Have and maintain an excellent driving record
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and be on call 24/7 for emergency responses
  • Able and willing to travel, including overnight, work nights, weekends, holidays and extended periods of time
  • Knowledge of construction drawings and installation manuals
  • Knowledge of basic math principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to manage a group of people
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Access, and Outlook)
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS-Service Hub
  • Ability to provide category leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a construction related or other analytical discipline
  • Five (5) or more years’ general maintenance experience (i.e., roofing, carpentry, plumbing, cabinetry, electrical, building construction)
  • Knowledge of standard building and ADA codes
  • Knowledge of supplier management practices
  • Category leadership skills
  • Contractor’s license in construction or building maintenance


  • 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 is responsible for the general maintenance of Publix retail facilities in Columbia, South Carolina. Candidates must live in this area.

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