Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States
Business: Walt Disney World Resort
Date posted: 09/24/2021
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. “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!
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. They respond to trouble tickets within a theme park setting. The Area Ride and Show Technician is expected to have a working 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.
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.) may be required
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
The ability to read blueprints 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
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
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 segment 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 fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.