The Walt Disney Company Project Engineer Sr in Glendale, California

"We create happiness.” 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!

Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

Responsible for the technical coordination and integration of the Environmental Design and Engineering (ED&E) disciplines during the course of a specific project, land, or park including coordination of ED&E efforts with Creative, Show, and Ride.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide architecture and facilities engineering project coordination and integration from conceptual design through construction for a single complex attraction or multiple less complex project elements

  • Leads technical integration and design input strategy by coordinating interdisciplinary inputs needs, milestones, and implementation.

  • Responsible for quality assurance and control, both of design documentation as well as field construction.

  • Lead a team in the production of designs, documentation for complex projects through all phases of design, production, testing, and documentation.

  • Facilitate technical coordination of A/E design documents, models, specs, basis of design among Environmental Design & Engineering (ED&E) design disciplines and across WDI Divisions (Show, Ride, Creative), and in consideration of programmatic requirements (Operational Stakeholders)

  • Proactively build, maintain, and track Issues Resolution Log (IRL) or similar document, including capturing design issues, assigning responsible parties, and tracking status and commitments that result from design reviews and meetings.

  • Organize and facilitate big room/ICE (Integrated Concurrent Engineering) sessions, design reviews

  • Timely preparation and handling of directives, submittals, justification for change, etc.

  • Participation in regularly scheduled project meetings with project team, consultants and contractors

  • Quality assurance and control, both of design documentation as well as field construction

  • Prioritization of the team's design activities to insure the proper coordination and integration of the attraction design.

  • Lead design review meetings for large projects involving all design and engineering disciplines, including all stakeholders involved in the project.

  • Directs ED&E project team members on coordination and integration activities related to the technical scope of work; this also includes any 3rd party architecture and engineering consultants.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience

  • Broad knowledge of the field of design and engineering for commercial building construction, including industry practices, construction methods, codes, technology, integration of multiple design and technical disciplines in the preparation and use of contract documents in all phases of design, engineering, and construction

  • Knowledgeable in the use of computer technology in the CADD generation of drawings

  • Interact and communicate with project team members, including project management and project creative leadership regarding design and coordination issues.

  • Ability to make decisions with no supervision, related to the technical coordination and integration design process.

Required Education :

  • Graduate of an accredited school of engineering or architecture with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

  • License required

Preferred Education :

  • Advanced degree desired but not required

Company Overview :

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Job ID: 547064BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts