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PH-Construction Mgr

Job ID 414086BR Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Job Posting Company Disney Parks & Resorts Job Posting Area Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted 12/22/2016
“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

Manage project construction efforts ranging from a small scope on a project to multiple highly complex portfolio of diverse projects. Acts as direct point of contact with all construction vendors and contractors. Will provide leadership and technical expertise and manage internal relationships within WDI and WDP&R entities and external construction vendors and contractor relationships to successfully deliver projects in accordance with budget, schedule, quality and safety.


  • Manages construction efforts on a project or multiple projects which are large and complex in nature
  • Performs constructability analysis and value engineering recommendations
  • Manages pre-construction services scope and provides pre-construction input
  • Monitors/reviews/approves schedule, quality control, and reports status
  • Reviews and approves contract applications for payment
  • Administers change orders through the project manager
  • Insures proper interface with internal and external stakeholders
  • Facilitates production of mock-ups for approval (ED&E, Creative & Operator)
  • Manages insurance program in conjunction with Loss Prevention
  • Participates in the hiring process of internal and external resources
  • Manage staff through Performance Plans and provides leadership, mentoring, coaching and guidance
  • Leads project team including consultants, staff extensions, contractors etc.
  • Expected to handle performance plans
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation
  • Day-to-day decision making for construction activities within scope
  • Knows when to elevate issues requiring senior leadership direction
  • Direct point of contact/communication to all construction vendors and contractors on a daily basis
  • Interfaces with WDP&R Senior Executives frequently
  • Governmental and utility agencies through the life cycle of area of scope
  • Communicates and coordinates with other WDI and WDP&R departments on a daily basis

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ Years outside job related experience or 5-7 years WDI construction management/coordination experience
  • Ability to lead a project team
  • Ability to manage through conflict, complexity and to problem-solve issues to resolution
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to direct, adapt to change, establish relationships, collaborate, build consensus and anticipate roadblocks
  • Candidate must possess and conduct herself / himself with the highest level of respect and professionalism. Project environment is extremely diverse and requires a strong depth of character & social excellence. Projects are highly dynamic and ever-changing coupled with required daily interface (1:1) with WDW Operations, WDW Engineering Services, & Regulatory Agencies, etc.

Required Education

  • College degree in a WDI core discipline such as Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or related profession (or equivalent relevant experience).

Additional Information

©Disney is an equal opportunity employer. Drawing Creativity from Diversity.

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