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Area Ride and Show Technician, Walt Disney World

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 1211858BR Location: Orlando, Florida, United States; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business: Walt Disney World Resort Date posted: 06/20/2024

Job Summary:

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through applying and developing innovative technology and opening up the boundaries to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our dedicated team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Area Ride and Show Technician is more than just a modern day electronic technician. They respond to power outages, work with the newest in animation and electronic technology and resolve trouble tickets within a theme park setting. In this role you're expected to have a solid knowledge of various electrical and electronic devices, along with troubleshooting equipment. The field service position may include work from elevated platforms and confined spaces throughout the Walt Disney World Parks and Resort property.

The pay rate for this role in Florida is $30.87 per hour.
Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.


Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance of electrical systems
  • Respond to trouble tickets at a park or attraction
  • Perform Startup and Shutdown procedures that may require sequencing of equipment
  • Perform maintenance or set up a variable frequency drive (variable speed motor controller)
  • Perform routine maintenance on animation, lighting, audio and video equipment
  • Cast members may be required to handle cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Additional Personal Protective Equipment (face shields, goggles, refillable hand sanitizers, etc.) will be provided

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in the electrical field
  • Experience with power distribution systems up to 600 volts
  • Working knowledge of AC/DC motors, motor controls, motor repair, VFD, solid state systems, lighting, lighting controls, hydraulic and pneumatic control circuits
  • Experience with PLCs and relay logic
  • An understanding of audio systems, television and/or radio repair
  • Read blue prints and schematics
  • The ability to perform fault isolation and repair failed systems
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in standard office software programs and mobile electronic devices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Journeyman license
  • Experience working on/around high-efficiency equipment (i.e. Lasers, Xenon Lamps)
  • Experience with animation diagnose and repair
  • Troubleshoot & repair ride-control systems
  • Knowledge of theatrical lighting equipment
  • Troubleshooting and repairing RF circuits, power supplies, computer-circuit cards
  • Understands fiber optic network principles
  • Knowledge of high and low voltage with an understanding of the National Electric Code


Additional Information:

At Walt Disney World, we are makers and doers! Experience the Disney Difference through outstanding and unique perks and benefits like cast-exclusive discounts, and access to tuition assistance through Disney Aspire!

We proudly and enthusiastically encourage qualified individuals with experience in the U.S. Military to apply.

Schedule Availability:

Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Schedules and start times are subject to vary.

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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 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 champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

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