Electrical Engineer

Publix Associate

It takes complex electrical systems to provide light, hot water, HVAC and refrigeration systems crucial to running Publix stores. Our grounded Electrical Engineers get a charge out of working with the Facilities Design team to design these electrical systems.

How to Apply


Electrical Engineers participate in the development of electrical construction documents for Publix prototype stores, as well as modification of prototypical designs to meet site specific requirements, retail changes and/or corporate directives. Electrical Engineers work with the Senior Electrical Engineer and/or the Electrical Engineering Manager to design code compliant electrical systems for Publix stores as well as conduct code research/interpretation, engineer calculations, and provide drafting.

Qualifications we look for

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.) from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited college or university
  • Electrical engineering experience within the commercial/retail industry
  • Must have passed the Engineer Intern (E.I.) or E.I.T. exam
  • Knowledge in the use of CADD and Microsoft Office software applications
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings and coordinate with other disciplines
  • Knowledge of electrical engineering principles to facilitate developing electrical layout plans and revising plans to support changes from various sources
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes and industry standards to ensure compliance
  • Knowledge of all aspects of electrical design as it pertains to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes and Standards with an emphasis on the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), National Fire Alarm Code (NFPA 72), Life Safety Code (NFPA 101), and Florida Building Code (FBC) to comply with electrical design standards
  • Knowledge of commercial lighting, power, communication and fire alarm design
  • Ability to effectively communicate, take direction, and work independently or with teams
  • Ability to work under deadlines, handle a high volume of work, and complete work in a timely manner
  • Ability to work flexible and/or extended hours as required to complete assigned tasks

How to apply

Please go to the Publix Jobs Center to see our current openings. Click "YES" or "NO" to the question, "Are you an active Publix associate?" Then narrow your search by choosing Facilities within the Functional Area selection box.

When you apply, your information will be sent directly to the appropriate hiring manager. If your skills and experience seem to match the qualifications of the position that interests you, you will be contacted for an interview and possibly for testing customized to that position.

If you have any questions about our application process, please call our Employment Office in

  • Lakeland at (863) 688-7407, ext. 32504 or
  • Atlanta at (770) 995-0073, ext. 2153.