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Spring 2022 Refrigeration Application Designer, Intern/Co-op

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Intern
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Complete a three, six, nine or twelve month session between or in conjunction with college semesters or quarters working as a member of the Facility Engineering team. Under the guidance of a manager, the intern/co-op will manage mechanical application projects through direct communication with project managers in the divisions and general office departments.  Draw mechanical plans with AutoCAD (Computer Aided Design), and produce technically accurate design sets in a timely manner that is consistent with division requirements and construction schedules.  Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Produce appropriate and creative mechanical plans utilizing AutoCAD consistent with company objectives
  • Ensure all materials are available (e.g., redlines, sketches, and written work scopes) to complete mechanical applications prior to starting a plan
  • Understand and follow redlines, rough sketches and written work scopes to produce mechanical plans
  • Prioritize, coordinate and communicate completion dates for assigned projects
  • Manage projects through direct communication with project managers, store planning, and procurement
  • Utilize traditional sources (e.g., equipment catalogs, vendor software, websites, etc.) of information and technical data
  • Interact with project managers to prioritize project needs
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position/Education Qualifications: 

  • Committed to working toward a 4-year degree in mechanical/electrical/civil engineering/architecture chemical or construction management
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • 18 years of age (if on a construction worksite)
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly express thoughts to others and exchange information
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, high change environment
  • Ability to establish a course of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently and in line with the department’s objectives
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others, establishing and maintaining good working relationships

Desired Previous Job Experience/Qualifications:

  • Refrigeration application background
  • Understanding of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) fundamentals
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical plans
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Experience with Sitefolio


Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Intern 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]
 Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Facility Engineering || Intern || Non-Exempt || Intern || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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