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Kitchen Technician, Walt Disney World

Lake Buena Vista, Florida | Orlando, Florida

Would you like to walk through Disney’s Parks knowing that your work truly creates happiness? Have you ever wanted to “peek behind the curtain” to see how the electronics and technicians operate at Disney Parks & Resorts?

We’re looking for skilled, confident Electronic Technicians who can shoulder the responsibility of knowing they are responsible not only for the fun our Guests experience, but also for their safety. Ride and Show Technicians maintain, troubleshoot and repair the electronics, audio and computer-networked systems in Walt Disney World’s attractions and facilities. If this sounds like a challenge you’re ready to undertake, apply today to join the team!

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Here are some of the top qualities that will help you achieve success in this role:

  • Helpful
  • Industrious
  • Results-driven
  • Problem-Solving
  • Quick-thinking
  • Versatile

What I enjoy about working for Disney are the different opportunities, the challenges and the rewarding experiences, but that at the end of the day you see the happiness on the guests' faces. It makes me feel really good about what I do.

- Carlos, Walt Disney World Engineering Services

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Job ID 551515BR Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted Apr. 30, 2018

Job Summary:

Have you ever wanted to “peek behind the curtain” to see how Walt Disney World keeps all those moving parts humming? Would people describe you as a Journeyman Kitchen Mechanic?

We’re looking for techs who have the know-how to repair and maintain HVAC, Refrigeration, CO2 and other moving parts in large commercial kitchens. If this sounds like a challenge you’re ready to undertake, apply today to join the team!



Responsibilities:

You would join a unit whose mission is to keep the equipment in Walt Disney World’s dozens of restaurants working perfectly by performing scheduled/preventive maintenance and overhauling/troubleshooting all types of kitchen equipment. It’s all about minimizing downtime to maximize the fun for our Guests!

Every day as a Kitchen Technician is different. On any given day, you might:
  • Be called to Cinderella’s Royal Table to get the A/C back online;
  • Repair a Walk in Cooler at All Star Music Food Court;
  • Stop a water leak at the Coral Reef Restaurant;
  • Report to the Brown Derby to repair an inoperative ice machine;
  • Feel like you own the place by working in the Parks at night, when it is just you, the magnificent rides and resorts, and the warm Florida air;
  • Enjoy Disney experiences with your exclusive Cast Member perks, and steep discounts on things you really use.

Basic Qualifications:

We proudly and enthusiastically welcome Mechanics with experience in the US Military.

To be successful in this role, you will need knowledge/experience in the repair and maintenance of:
  • Electrical controls;
  • C02 drink systems;
  • All types of commercial kitchen equipment, both electrical and gas fired.
In addition, you must:
  • Be able to read electrical, mechanical and plumbing prints and drawings;
  • Have working knowledge and experience in all areas of the plumbing trade;
  • Possess a valid Universal CFC recovery Certification.

Required Education:

We’re more interested in your years of experience – and your mastery of the skills needed to do the job well – than a degree.

We proudly and enthusiastically welcome Kitchen Technicians with experience in the US Military.



About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Rewards

  • Weekly Pay

  • Healthcare Coverage

  • 401K/Retirement Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Continuing Education

  • Disney Theme Park Experiences

*Benefits subject to change at any time.

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