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Manager, Fire Prevention & Protection

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 528715BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Brand The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted 02/22/2018
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.

The role of the Manager, Fire Prevention and Property West Coast resides in the Enterprise Risk Management organization and provides fire safety support services to the Corporate Real Estate Design and Delivery and Operations organization. It also champions those recommendations and engineering controls that protect company assets and property.


Subject Matter Expert Responsibilities
  • Establish a Fire Prevention and Protection and life safety models for West Coast operations with special focus on Real Estate D&D and Operations in California and Seattle.
  • The Subject Matter Expert in fire prevention and protection for Corporate Risk Management and one of several in the Company tracking program and property protection engineering methods
  • Establishes and directs the design criteria for all aspects of new fire alarm and suppression installations and alterations for owned and lease properties as requested for the Company
  • Works with the Risk Management counterparts, Line of Business counterparts, Property Loss Insurance Company and the various stakeholders in order to remove existing property insurance recommendations, prevent the addition of new recommendations and streamline procedures
  • Negotiates cost effective engineering installations with vendors and other outsourced services while always ensuring that code compliance is the minimum acceptable standard.
  • Ensure compliance with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations for fire/life safety
Project-Related Work
  • Fire suppression protection strategy for properties in California
  • Project manage turnkey design and delivery for detection and suppression systems and property protection as advisor to Real Estate D&D and Operations.
  • Property loss prevention recommendations for the Owned TV Station division’s locations.
  • Assist Operations and Support groups with detection, alarm and suppression projects.
  • Consult on production work from all Lines of Business as requested.
Internal Relationships / Partner Interactions
  • Corporate Risk Management in Burbank – Risk Management staff and subject matter expert (SME)
  • Theme Parks and Resorts – Fire protection consortium member and partner
  • Media Networks – Fire protection consortium member and partner
  • Disney Consumer Products – Consultant to The Disney Stores
  • Global Security/Crisis management fire protection partners, Burbank and elsewhere
  • Real Estate D&D and Operations Risk Management representative for all matters related to fire prevention and protection strategies.
  • Corporate Real Estate consultant for leased properties under the control of other lines of business.
  • Studio Group SME for Theatrical and other studio operations.
  • DATG – Consultant and liaison with property insurance carrier.
  • OTV – Consultant for TV station locations
  • Corporate Legal – SME for life safety code.
  • Human Resources – SME for fire prevention programs.
  • Labor Relations – SME employee related fire protection issues.
  • All Lines of Business not referred to above for project work
External Relationships / Partners
  • Federal OSHA – Company representative for compliance, complaints and violations.
  • Los Angeles, Burbank and Glendale Fire Departments – Primary liaison for the Company on Fire Systems
  • Any external vendors/ contractors performing work on premises.
  • FM Global (Company’s Property and Business Interruption Insurance Carrier) – Key liaison and SME for the Company.
  • Company’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier – SME for any fire emergency response plans.
  • Los Angeles, Burbank, Glendale Department of Buildings – Stay abreast of rule changes for some of the most stringent building requirements in the country.
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers
  • Automatic Fire Alarm Association
  • National Fire Protection Association 140 – Become and maintain membership of the committee that developed a fire protection standard for Motion Picture and Television Production
  • Numerous fire detection and alarm installation companies.
  • Numerous fire protection engineering organizations.
  • Numerous fire suppression design and installation organizations
  • Numerous fire safety consultants

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 5 years’ experience (with Degree) in Fire and property protection systems. Matching experience in the installation and maintenance of fire alarm and fire suppression systems. Without a degree, 10 + years will be considered.
  • California Fire (State and appropriate Municipal) and International Building codes, NFPA Standards and FM Global property loss prevention. Without degree, 10 plus years practical application and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10 years in a management position for life safety, fire systems, code compliance and property protection. Proven track record for reducing property loss expectancy.
  • NICET qualifications/certification
  • Associate in Risk Management

Required Education

  • 4 year Degree in Engineering, Building Construction, Building Management or 10 years related experience in Fire and property protection systems.

Preferred Education

  • Master of Science Degree in Engineering, Building Construction, Building Management

Company Overview

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Additional Information

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.
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