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Staff Mechanical Engineer-Utility and Sustaining

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 946358BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Apr. 24, 2022

Job Summary:

As the Staff Mechanical Engineer, you will help ensure reliable Central Plants, HVAC, compressed air, kitchen, laundry, and other mechanical systems throughout the Disneyland Resort. The mechanical systems include central chiller plants, boiler plants, compressed air plants, and associated distribution systems. You will work with the operating engineers and maintenance teams to resolve mechanical issues and supporting energy efficiency projects including energy management, system configuration management and master planning of facilities and distribution systems. You will also assist with master planning the Resort's mechanical utilities and the development of GIS applications for the mechanical distribution systems. Work with business partners in the development of mechanical standards and processes and will be the "Owner's Representative" for compliance to applicable codes, standards and interface, as directed, with regulatory agencies. Provide "day of" response to mechanical issues relating to maintenance, repair, questions and issues from the lines of business (LOB's). You will collaborate with Imagineering and Resort partners for system expansion, special events, and the addition of new venues.

You will report to the Manager of Utility & Sustaining Engineering.


  • Support diverse lines of business such as Operations, Maintenance, Entertainment, Merchandise, Broadcast Services, and others, with answers to mechanical questions, code interpretation, and engineering and/or design solutions.
  • Review maintenance and testing reports and provides technical guidance to the Facility Support Services (FSS) and the Attraction Engineering Services (ES) teams.
  • Performance / management of central plants, HVAC system assessments, and inspections to evaluate conditions, operations and maintenance requirements of mechanical systems, engineer mechanical and piping systems to comply with different project scopes of work observing applicable standards and regulations.
  • Sustainability and energy efficient program development, implementation and system designs.
  • Develop and maintain system models and review mechanical /piping system designs created by in-house and outside designers for accuracy, adequacy, quality, and completeness.
  • Provide recommendations for mechanical /piping system improvements, enhancements, and replacements and ensure mechanical / piping projects comply with codes, e.g. CMC, CPC, NFPA, ASTM, EPA, CAL-OSHA, applicable insurance underwriter requirements, CGMP, Industrial Ventilation Standards, ASHRAE Standards, and Disneyland Resort standards.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of ten years of experience in the engineering design and repair of mechanical systems.
  • Background in chiller, boiler, HVAC and compressed air systems equipment, pumps, meters valves, and distribution systems.
  • Proficiency in the use of Email applications, AutoCAD, Revit, MS Office, Energy Pro, Trace, HAP.
  • Knowledge of CBC, CMC, CPC, OSHA, and California Energy Code (Title 24), Thermal Load Calculations, energy modeling
  • Explain complex issues to non-technical peers and to management.
  • Understand how engineering decisions relate to and affect the business.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Carrier Comfort Works and IVue,
  • Experience implementing mechanical systems in the ESRI ArcGIS software and systems.

Required Education

  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional Engineering License (PE) in the State of California

Preferred Education

  • Masters Mechanical Engineering

Additional Information:

Benefits and Perks: 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


About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

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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