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Illusion Maker - Project Hire

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10014983 Location Glendale, California, United States / Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted Nov. 23, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Manufacturing and Production Technicians use their hands and tools to fabricate and assemble complex prototypical mechanical and electrical systems that support the designs created by their Design and Integration colleagues. M&P Technicians are often called upon to support complex mock-ups in multiple sites and to participate in installations for new or renovated attractions. These are hands-on technical positions that demand advanced training in one or more mechanical or electrical trade.

CORE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in project goals
  • Provide technical oversight to outside vendors contracted to produce animation
  • Guide the effort of developing conceptual technical designs for animation
  • Identify issues and develop mitigation plans towards long term resolution (i.e.; practices, process)
  • Provide direct input into a review of company standards relative to the design and production of animation
  • Develop, introduces and oversees new ideas to enhance work processes and expresses the initiative to carry through to implementation
  • Guide the ongoing project estimating and scheduling effort

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Basic working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Basic Carpentry skills
  • Experience with mechanism design and assembly
  • Coordinate fabrication and assembly models/drawings
  • Basic welding skills including lay-up, tack, and finish welds in TIG and MIG

MECHANICAL SKILLS:

  • Experience with mechanism design and assemblies
  • Ability to design simple parts and mechanisms
  • Ability to read and interpret fabrication and assembly drawings
  • Computer skills and CNC programming in G-code
  • Proficiency in Solidworks, AutoCAD and Mastercam
  • Measurement to tight tolerance, cutting, machining, and grinding skills
  • Welding skills including fixturing, lay-up, tack, and finish welds in TIG and MIG

ELECTRICAL SKILLS:

  • Experience with reading and interpret wiring diagrams, wiring lists and connector schedules
  • Produce wiring diagrams, wiring lists and connector schedules
  • Troubleshoot simple assemblies and systems
  • Basic repair skills using state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques, equipment, and software
  • Experience with electronic and electrical design principles
  • Advanced set-up and repair skills using state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques, equipment, and software
  • Understanding of UL Compliance related to product line

SURFACE DEVELOPMENT SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of clean-up complex fiberglass or silicone tools and parts
  • Knowledge of fabricate high temp epoxy molds
  • Knowledge of simple fiberglass lay-up, silicone molds and silicone parts

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience in a collaborative work environment
  • Understanding of mechanism design and assembly
  • Coordinate fabrication and assembly models/drawings
  • Comparison of alternatives and determination of the proper course of action
  • choices and decisions without guidance from the lead or executive management
  • Basic welding skills including lay-up, tack, and finish welds in TIG and MI
  • Read and interpret fabrication and assembly drawings
  • Experience with physical mechanics, CNC programming in G code
  • SolidWorks experience

Desired Qualification

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience in a collaborative work environment
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in mechanical fabrication and assembly with military ror industrial experience in electrical/electronic production

Education

  • Associates of Arts degree preferred or equivalent work experience (3 years' experience working directly with Animation design and fabrication College degree preferred, High school diploma or equivalent require

Our Benefits: 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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About Walt Disney Imagineering:

Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering’s unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening 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 we call Walt Disney Imagineering.

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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