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Senior Show Mechanical Engineer

Candidate-se agora mesmo! Candidatar-se depois Job ID 10088705 Local Lake Buena Vista, Flórida, Estados Unidos Empresa Walt Disney Imagineering Data da publicação 12/06/2024

Descrição do cargo:

Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of Disney’s Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, its talented teams of Imagineers are responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation and commissioning - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

Job Summary

The Show Systems team helps to dream and create many of the magical moments that our guests enjoy. Our team is responsible for delivering world class Audio-Animatronic figures, show action equipment and special effects through their full lifecycle. We partner with various disciplines to help deliver quality products and our processes and tools help to take us from concept design to production and installation.

Mechanical engineers within the department drive the design and development of animatronic figures and show action equipment, where durability, long life, reliability, and safety are a must. We are responsible for various engineering tasks: concepts, mockups, design, hazard analysis, FMEA & system safety, FEA, design reviews, documentation, and the overall functionality to fulfill the creative intent. The candidate will support various phases of the engineering process which includes design from concept development through final design, production, test, installation, and commissioning for a variety of theme park attractions.

Responsibilities

You will…

  • Distill & negotiate technical requirements from high level experience/story descriptions and artwork
  • Manage project scopes to conceive, design, & deliver a wide variety of innovative show elements including animatronic figures and show action equipment ensuring durability, reliability, and safety while meeting creative intent and requirements
  • Develop basic workplans (schedule, budget, resource definition)
  • Supervise the daily activities of an engineering team through all phases of engineering design, mockups, production, installation, testing, turnover and close-out
  • Perform and oversee the design and engineering of dynamic electro-mechanical systems
  • Perform and oversee Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of mechanical designs
  • Perform and oversee Rigid Body Dynamic (RBD) modeling of animated figures
  • Be responsible for Hazard, FMEA, and failure analysis documents & reports
  • Be responsible Individual for sub-system vendor/contractor management and oversight
  • Be responsible for Solidworks models,  drawing development and release
  • Represent Show Mechanical Engineering to the project core team and vendors
  • Collaborate with the project procurement team to bid and award vendor contracts

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

  • Ability to see the big picture and communicate the project vision
  • Ability to proactively solve problems, adjust scope, and update management
  • Ability to manage vendor design, fabrication and commissioning activities
  • Ability to write and review technical documents such as Requirements Specifications, Theory of Operations, Scopes of Work, Hazard Analyses and Acceptance Test Procedures
  • Knowledge of Industry and Disney design standards
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing and quality control processes
  • Knowledge of machine design and GD&T
  • Knowledge in the design for manufacturing processes e.g. CNC machining, sheet metal, 3d printing, plastics and mold design.
  • Strong electro-mechanical or robotics hardware knowledge and hands-on field installation and test experience
  • Superior "clean sheet of paper" design sensibilities
  • Strong knowledge of engineering design tools e.g. SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Navisworks or BIM 360, ANSYS, MATLAB, Design X, Rhino
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ideation skills to invent new Disney IP & patents
  • Willingness to travel both domestic and international as required
  • Availability to work various shifts commensurate with global project requirements (typically 8am – 5 pm)

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Themed Entertainment experience
  • Professional Engineer License

Required Education

  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Engineering Mechanics.  

Preferred Education

  • Masters in Engineering or MBA

Additional Information

Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

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Sobre Walt Disney Imagineering:

Fundada em 1952 como WED Enterprises para projetar e construir o primeiro parque temático do mundo — a Disneyland — a Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) é onde a imaginação e a criatividade se combinam à tecnologia de ponta para criar experiências inesquecíveis. A WDI é a força criativa que imagina, projeta e constrói todos os parques temáticos, resorts, atrações e navios de cruzeiro Disney em todo o mundo. A força exclusiva da Imagineering vem de sua diversificada equipe global de profissionais criativos e técnicos, que aproveitam o legado de contar histórias da Disney para criar novas formas de entretenimento. O Imagineers praticam essa combinação única de arte e ciências em mais de 100 disciplinas para conduzir uma ideia desde a fase de conceito “visionário” até o dia da inauguração.

Sobre The Walt Disney Company:

A The Walt Disney Company, juntamente com suas subsidiárias e afiliadas, é uma líder diversificada em entretenimento familiar e mídia internacional que inclui três segmentos principais de negócios: Disney Entertainment, ESPN e Disney Experiences. Desde seus primeiros passos como um estúdio de desenho animado na década de 1920 até se tornar o atual nome de destaque na indústria do entretenimento, a Disney orgulhosamente dá continuidade a seu legado de criação de histórias e experiências de padrão internacional para toda a família. As histórias, personagens e experiências da Disney tocam consumidores e visitantes de todas as partes do mundo. Com operações em mais de 40 países, nossos funcionários e colaboradores trabalham juntos para criar experiências de entretenimento adoradas por todos.

Esta vaga é oferecida junto à Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., que é parte de um segmento de negócios que chamamos de Walt Disney Imagineering.

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