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Associate Fire Protection Engineer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 655863BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disneyland Resort Date posted 06/19/2019
The fire protection engineer in the Design and Engineering organization provides subject matter expertise in the following areas: fire protection, life safety, building and fire codes, fire hazard and risk assessment of materials and processes, fire and smoke spread, industrial fire hazards, fire investigation support, and other fire and life safety issues. The core responsibilities will be in providing fire protection engineering support for all lines of business at the Disneyland Resort for capital projects and for facility sustaining engineering support.

Types of facility assets include a wide variety of facility and occupancy types, including public assembly, retail, storage, warehousing, high-rise hotel and office, residential, commercial cooking, dining, industrial, and special amusement buildings. Systems accountabilities include fire detection and alarm, automatic sprinkler, water-based fire protection systems including water supplies and fire pumps, smoke control and smoke management systems, means of egress, exiting, and emergency movement of people and crowds in public assembly, commercial cooking fire protection, special hazards fire protection systems, life safety systems, building automation and controls, and explosion protection. In addition, the position will require an individual that can operate in an environment of diverse general engineering knowledge in other areas such as codes, hazardous materials storage, use, and handling; gas alarm systems; elevator, conveyance, and ride safety; pyrotechnics; OSHA and general safety.

Responsibilities

Job tasks for the Associate Fire Protection Engineer include field engineering support; technical input for inspection, testing, and maintenance; codes analysis; systems design and specifications for project support; plans review; fire hazard assessment; system downtime response and troubleshooting; investigation, root cause and failure analysis; and general consulting on fire/life safety issues. Design systems including calculations, drawings, and submittals. Review system designs developed by project design teams for accuracy, compliance with Resort standards and guiding principles, quality and completeness. Recommend system improvements, enhancements and replacements. Proactively interface and consult with Resort lines of business, engineering services teams, and project managers to provide world class engineering support.

Basic Qualifications

  • Engineer in Training (E.I.T. passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam)
  • Basic knowledge of Building and Fire Codes and NFPA Codes and Standards.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Specific experience with theme parks, resort hotels, and mixed-use facilities.
  • Knowledgeable in OSHA compliance.
  • Knowledge in the use and application of computer modeling tools for fire and smoke spread and timed egress analysis.
  • Experience with codes and standards development, including committee involvement (e.g. NFPA, ASTM, ICC, CFR, etc.).
  • Experience with fire testing and regulatory application of fire test methods to building materials.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering (or a related field with M.S. in FPE)

Preferred Education

  • Masters Degree in Fire Protection Engineering or related field and/or MBA.

About Disneyland Resort:

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” Since then, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed more than 800 million guests, expanding to become an approximately 500- acre, multifaceted, world-class family resort destination, complete with two renowned Disney theme parks, three hotels and the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment area known as Downtown Disney District. Through a combination of creativity, technology and innovation, the resort brings storytelling to new heights, and Disneyland Resort cast members play an integral part in bringing that Disney magic to life for thousands of guests every day.

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 Disneyland 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.

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