The Walt Disney Company Engineering Services Manager - Alarms Systems in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Qualified Fire Alarm System Service Manager able to lead a team of experienced fire alarm technicians maintaining a large and complex system. Provide primary technical oversight and direction for the troubleshooting and repair of a large and complex fire alarm system across the Walt Disney World property. Plan, organize, direct, and control the day-to-day activities of a staff of 15 – 30 skilled technicians covering shifts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Responsibilities :

  • Supervise the team to ensure daily work schedules are maintained and projects proceed according to plans. Review job specifications and requirements, as well as ensure labor and cost estimates are met.

  • Supervise new installation activities and corrective repairs of existing systems, perform job site walks, ensure systems are maintainable, and provide a safe work environment.

  • Develop labor schedules and staff loading to ensure task completion.

  • Maintain timely communications and harmonious relationships between engineering, maintenance, operations, local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) and customers.

  • Build and maintain an effective organization committed to Guest and Cast satisfaction and safety.

  • Manage and advise on staff development, and performance assessment of personnel within area of responsibility. Provide the tools, training, and environment required to achieve employee success.

  • Ensure the proper implementation of all company policies, procedures, and productivity tools.

  • Maintain current knowledge of regulatory laws and industry requirements to ensure compliance.

  • Advise and implement industry/field best practices to improve products, applications, and services.

  • Develop a high level of teamwork and cooperation while managing safety, regulatory compliance, and productivity.

Basic Qualifications :

  • License - State of Florida Electrical Fire Unlimited or Electrical Contractor

  • Certification - NICET 4

  • Bachelor Degree in engineering, building construction OR the equivalent field fire protection/sprinkler engineering experience

  • 7-10 years of hands-on experience with fire alarm systems

  • Experience with various types of Siemens and Edwards System Technologies (EST) fire alarm panels

  • Strong understanding of alarm software and reporting.

  • NFPA-related knowledge (NFPA72, NFPA70, NFPA90A, etc.)

  • Able to read, analyze and interpret contract documents, including all disciplines of fire alarm drawings and specifications. Able to write, plan, coordinate and make presentations to individuals and groups using all manners and methods.

  • Must be well versed in “off premise” monitoring.

  • Must be familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) to create, work with, and modify spreadsheets and databases for the monitoring of project performance, write project correspondence, price changes, prepare budgets and projections.

  • Experienced in financial management

The successful candidate must be willing/able to:

  • Work evenings, holidays and weekends as needed.

  • Function as duty manager once per month – this is a 24/7 on-call responsibility.

  • Pass a drug screening, a background check, and a motor vehicle report.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Able to effectively communicate to a diverse group of individuals including company leadership, regional staff, customers, and vendors

  • Strong, positive team builder with leadership ability

  • Knowledge of current fire alarm systems

  • Strong understanding of P&L components and relationships

  • Able to attract, develop, grow and retain a team

  • Able to understand the technical aspects of the product lines and applications as necessary to make informed management decisions

  • Able to develop management reports, accurately report information, and deliver projects on time

  • Working knowledge of SAP and WorkBrain

  • Working knowledge of maintenance reporting and scheduling systems such as Maximo

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Required Education :

  • License - State of Florida Electrical Fire Unlimited or Electrical Contractor

  • Certification - NICET 4

  • Bachelor Degree in engineering, building construction OR the equivalent field fire protection/sprinkler engineering experience

Additional Information :

Job ID: 539873BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts