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Director - Buena Vista Construction Company

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 906041BR Location Orlando, Florida, United States; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted 01/05/2022
The Director, BVCC will lead the internal Walt Disney World Resort (WDW) construction organization, Buena Vista Construction Company (BVCC). This organization is responsible for executing construction projects across the WDW site and holds professional licenses for Unlimited General Contractor, Electrical, Plumbing, and Pools. The Director will lead and inspire a team of 40 Walt Disney World Resort cast members and approximately 1250 union trade people in the field. They will be responsible for leading a culture of safety and overseeing all phases of the construction process including bidding, top quality implementation and close-out for all construction projects on property. This position reports to the Vice President, Construction, Manufacturing, Horticulture, Pest Management and Textile & Distribution Services.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of ten year progressive construction leadership experience with a major hospitality brand, theme park or related industry
  • Experience in Project Management and Construction Management processes
  • Demonstrated experience creating, negotiating, and managing construction and manufacturing contracts
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to define a clear vision, inspire and motivate others in a positive way to achieve desired results and develop a high performing team
  • Proven blend of business acumen, independent judgement, strategic vision, technical expertise, and hands-on leadership
  • Proven track record of driving efficiency and effectiveness in large teams through established and creative metrics and collaboration
  • Proven track record driving change and innovation
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment with minimal direction
  • Proactive communicator and relator who can interface effectively at all levels in the company and can appropriately influence business results through negotiation, influence, and personal presence
  • Demonstrated successes in teamwork and identifying and developing leaders
  • Demonstrated compassion and commitment to diversity and inclusion, including inviting diverse perspectives, fostering an inclusive work environment, and supporting workforce diversity
  • Holds Florida Certified General Contractor’s License and is current with Continuing Education Requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a Union environment

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction or Civil Engineering is required

Additional Information:


About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

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 Buena Vista Trading Company, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Buena Vista Trading Company 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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