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Fac Oper. Svcs Job Fair - Area Ride & Show Technician - 8/01/2024

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 1212230BR Location: Orlando, Florida, United States; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business: Walt Disney World Resort Date posted: 06/30/2024

Job Summary:

Facility Operating Services (FOS) Job Fair Thursday, August 1st, 2024.

Are you ready to use your maintenance skills in a fast-paced, efficient, and productive environment? We make the impossible possible. At Disney, your work will inspire magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

The Walt Disney World Resort invites you to be our Guest and explore maintenance role opportunities at our upcoming Job Fair on Thursday August 1st, 2024, from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Come talk with our recruitment team and learn more about our FOS Maintenance Teams who provide excellent service and support to all of Walt Disney World! This event is open to the public and will focus on finding talent for maintenance roles. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to apply and interview on site. Some candidates may even be hired on-the-spot!

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn more about what it is like to make unforgettable memories for our Guests! Candidates are encouraged to apply online prior to the event; however, computers will be available at the event to complete applications.

Roles may include:
  • Full Time Electronic Ride & Show Technicians
Full Time requires full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays

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:

The Disney Aspire Program! Earn your education for free! Eligible hourly Cast Members may receive 100% upfront paid tuition!

Event Details

When: Thursday, August 1st, 2024, from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: Walt Disney World Casting Services Center

1515 E Buena Vista Dr.
Orlando, Florida 32821
Check-In at the podium at the top of the ramp.
  • To reduce wait time, it is strongly encouraged that you apply in advance
  • Process may take up to three hours to complete

Parking: You may be required to show a valid photo ID. If asked, please advise the attendant that you are attending the Walt Disney World Job Fair. Please park in the Grapefruit Parking Garage at no cost to you.

Please note: If you are not able to attend our in-person job fair, no worries! Please click on the link below to apply for the role in your area of interest and attend a virtual interview offered 7 days a week!

Full Time Electronic Area Ride & Show Technician, if you are interested, please complete an application Click Here to Apply: Area Ride and Show Technician, Walt Disney World

*If on the day of the job fair you feel sick or have any symptoms of COVID-19, we ask that you stay at home and call us at 844-559-2278, Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST to reschedule your interview.


Maintenance Responsibilities
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.

Area Ride & Show Technician (Electronic Tech)
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. They should have experience working with PLCs, VFDs and voltage up to 600v. The field service position may include work from elevated platforms and confined spaces throughout the Walt Disney World Parks and Resort property.
  • Picture yourself where you would have the opportunity to:
  • 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

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 troubleshooting and repair
  • Ride-control systems troubleshooting and repair
  • Knowledge of theatrical lighting equipment
  • Troubleshooting and repairing RF circuits, power supplies, computer-circuit cards
  • An understanding of fiber optic network principles
  • Knowledge of high and low voltage with an understanding of the National Electric Code

Additional Information:

Schedule Availability:
Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Please note that the principles of seniority are used to schedule all roles.

Submitting your Application:
After clicking “Apply for this job” below, the employment application will open in a new window. Please complete ALL pages of the application by clicking “Next” on each page, then “Submit” on the final page.

KEYWORD: jobfair

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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