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Mechanical Engineer EI, Facilities - Lakeland

Apply Job Req. ID 21723BR Date Posted 10/04/2022 Location Lakeland, Florida
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! Start your career with us as a Mechanical Engineer and become a valued owner here at Publix.
The purpose of this position is to perform research, provide analysis, design, and document cost effective and code compliant Mechanical Engineering designs for Publix retail facilities which meet functional and aesthetic requirements set by corporate direction. You will be responsible for the development, design and review of Mechanical Engineering Construction Documents that are necessary to build New Stores, Remodels and Special Projects for Publix. Construct your new beginning with us today!
What you’ll be doing:
  • designing and drawing construction documents that are accurate, code compliant and consistent with Publix design standards utilizing CADD
  • solving mechanical, refrigeration and plumbing design issues by performing calculation of plumbing, cooling, heating and refrigeration loads utilizing computer-based design calculation software
  • conducting interdisciplinary plan review and coordination of designs (HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, refrigeration) ensuring that all design criteria is received from internal facilities and Retail customers
  • modifying prototypical designs to meet site specific requirements and revising the final design as necessary throughout the life of the project
  • working with various departments to resolve any design related problems, concerns or conflicts during the design and construction process
  • researching, reviewing, and rejecting/approving HVAC, plumbing and fire protection submittals

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering college or university
  • EI certification
  • knowledge of building systems, construction documents, building codes and how they inter-relate with other design disciplines
  • knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer, psychrometrics, and HVAC load calculations
  • knowledge of Fluids and Pipe flow theory
  • knowledge of drafting skills and technique
  • intermediate knowledge of MicroStation and/or AutoCAD, and/or Revit
  • basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • analytical, communication, research, networking collaboration and conflict resolution skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • 4+ years’ Mechanical Engineering design experience (HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and refrigeration design) in the retail grocery industry
  • EI certification and actively preparing to test for the PE exam
  • knowledge of Revision Request Process
  • knowledge of CQI Methodology – WIN, QIP, Improvement Project and QDPs
Potential Annual Pay with Bonus 68,900 - 104.520 Additional Required Qualifications
Minimum Base Pay 5,300.00 Maximum Base Pay 8,040.00 Additional Preferred Qualifications
Frequency of Pay Monthly Hours of Work Minimum of 45 hours per week Year End Bonus As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.
Address 3300 Publix Corporate Parkway City Lakeland Region FL between Orlando and Tampa Potential Annual Base Pay 68,900 - 104.520 Other Compensation Information
  • 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).

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