Electrical Engineering Internship (DLR): Fall 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 as a Professional Intern in any of our segments that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
- Design, test, document and sustain hardware and software control systems in the role of Controls Engineer to support Show and Parkwide Systems at the Disneyland Resort and other Disney parks
- Participate in project estimating, scheduling, planning and training
- Work closely with lines of business teams to ensure attraction reliability and safety
- Comply with all applicable company, state, and Federal legal codes, policies, and regulation
- Provide timely, clear, concise communication to management, customers, partners, and team members about work status and impact to Resort availability
- Using appropriate communication means and documentation to inform customers, partners, and support groups
Basic Qualifications What you bring to the role:
- Prior related work experience is desired, including co-op/intern programs within field of automation or control systems
- Strong understanding of electronic principles
- Strong understanding of software and computer systems, with willingness to learn new system
- Ability to troubleshoot electronic components and computer-based systems at the hardware, software, and system level
- Ability to execute the project life-cycle: requirements definition, design, procurement, installation, test, document, train
- AUTOCAD skills, able to read schematic and assembly drawings
- Experience with Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Ability to work under deadlines, on short notice and support extended/off-hours when needed to support project or resort engineering issue
- Demonstrated/proven strong leadership, technical and interpersonal skills
- Availability to work various shifts commensurate with project requirements
- Must possess a valid US driver’s license
- 1-2 years of engineering professional experience, preferably within field of automation or control systems
- Experience with theme park or industrial control systems with man-machine interface
- Experience with general Show Control and Audio Visual concepts
- Experience with PLCs and ladder logic programming
- Knowledge of Networking principles
- Previous Theme Park work experience
- Junior, Senior or Graduate student studying Electrical Engineering in a Bachelor’s Degree or Post Graduate degree at an accredited 4 year College or University
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher ( Please, no rounding) as shown on a transcript. Please upload a transcript when applying.
Company Overview The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world. Additional InformationInternship Eligibility:
- Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs
- Must provide full work availability
- Must possess unrestricted work authorization
- Must provide own transportation to/from work
- Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (forWalt Disney World Cast Members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; forDisneyland Cast Members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are June 2018 to January 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. This is a full-time, 40 hour work week.
Location of position: This position has opportunities in Anaheim, CA.
Recommendation – Print This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.
- College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application
To upload this document:
- Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
- Click the link labeled “Upload Résumé”
- Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcripts)
- Select document type of “Other”
This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer.