The Walt Disney Company Planner in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

This person is responsible for the coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects. Construction knowledge is required to understand steps associated with various renovation projects, as well as the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with our clients to ensure as little impact to operations as possible. The skills needed to be successful will encompass computer knowledge to initiate contracts and to follow the progression of a job with correspondence, field directives, and all other documentation processes to complete a project.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for overall project safety, obtaining final approval for a contractor submitted safety plan, and compliance with the project safety plan.

  • Responsible for the development, planning, execution and closeout of all aspects of the portfolio of projects throughout the project life. Includes: project design, development, implementation, budget, cash flows, EFCs, maintenance of job files.

  • Responsible for the overall project schedule and establishing critical path milestones to ensure schedule compliance.

  • Responsible for coordinating operational constraints and job objectives to achieve as seamless a project implementation as possible.

  • Conduct presentations to clients.

  • Responsible for timely issuance of field directives, obtaining costing concurrence from estimating, conversion to change orders, and obtaining management approval to allow for accurate estimated final cost reporting and timely job closeout.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Basic knowledge of building construction practices and materials

  • Basic knowledge of construction accounting (budgets, cash flows, etc.)

  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written

  • Proficient computer skills with familiarity using Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task and effectively and efficiently execute work

  • Basic knowledge of construction and project management processes and purchasing/contract management.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Two years in commercial facilities construction industry

  • Completion of an Internship or Co-op Program in an applicable discipline

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university and at least two years of experience in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management

Job ID: 543873BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts