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Senior Attraction Development & PTO Engineer

Job ID 449849BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Job Posting Company Disney Parks & Resorts Job Posting Area Disneyland Resort Category Engineering Date posted 05/16/2017
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

On the Attraction Development side this cast member will work with multiple department managers and subject matter experts to develop IFP (Integrated Facility Planning) scope, estimate, department capacity, and workload balance.
On the PTO (Planned Technical Obsolescence) side, this cast member will deal with short life cycle components by developing strategies to identify, change-out, and inventory.


---Attraction Development —
  • Participate in job-walks during the initial IFP project development.
  • Coordinate with other department managers for proper subject matter experts (SMEs) from each discipline to support the IFP scope and estimate development during the early IFP phase.
  • Develop high level schedules during IFP development phases. Coordinate SMEs to submit input on their respective discipline on a timely manner and follow up on their responses.
  • Work with the D&E (Design & Engineering) business office and other resources managers to develop the department capacity and workload based on future year IFP plan.

  • Work with subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify short life cycle (<5years) components and their affected locations. And then identify the replacement components and develop bump-down strategy and timing.
  • Collect existing inventory information from DLR (and WDW if applicable).
  • Develop and maintain a resort-wide PTO strategy document
  • Maximize inventory utilization between the east and west coasts.
  • Develop a virtual warehouse for PTO components.
  • Work with Engineering Services to develop a physical warehouse for PTO components.
  • Work with the IFP group to provide input if any of the PTO effort needs to go through the IFP process.
  • Coordinate the PTO timing to work with the IFP cycle.
  • Alert the engineers in the affected discipline to update the drawings and maintenance manuals
  • Work with department managers affected by PTO to estimate manpower needed for documentation update and down time requirement.
  • Coordinate with FAM (Facility Asset Management) to capture and salvage the PTO components during the change out process.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum five years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, construction, planning, project execution, or project management.
  • Strong leadership and facilitation skills.
  • Strong, communication, collaboration, technical writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic understanding of the process of design, manufacturing, and construction.
  • Basic knowledge of different engineering disciplines such as civil, architectural, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and motion control.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Theme Park experience highly desirable.

Required Education

  • Minimum 2 year undergraduate degree, preferably in a technical field such as engineering, architecture, construction management.

Preferred Education

  • A four year degree is preferred.

Additional Information

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