The Walt Disney Company Fire Protection Engineering Professional Internship: Fall 2019 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

"We create happiness." That's our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you'll help inspire magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

Responsibilities :

Your Role...

As a member of the Facilities & Operations Services team, you will help to engineer the magic. You will be part of a team that works each day to design, build, service and maintain a level of service that exceeds our client and guest expectations. Your team's responsibilities may include:

  • Work under the direction of an Engineer for fire protection systems

  • Develop engineering documentation including: floor plans, schematics/wiring diagrams and details, riser diagrams, equipment rack assemblies/details, interconnection diagrams, equipment installations and test plans for fire protection systems

  • Review codes and standards for requirements and projects applicable to projects

  • Provide installation supervision and test & adjust support for fire protection systems

  • Assist in the performance of acceptance test procedures (ATP) for fire protection systems

  • Learn and apply standard engineering techniques and ensure that assigned designs are in compliance with appropriate technical standards and regulatory codes

  • Perform design reviews to ensure codes, standards and design requirements are met

  • Assist in troubleshooting of existing fire protection systems including: taking measurements, recording data and developing and recommending solutions

  • Perform special tasks and projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the Role:

  • Cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (Note: No rounding.)

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office skills (esp. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Availability to work various shifts commensurate with project requirements

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Successful completion of the Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Successful completion of the Engineering Professional Development Studies class at Disney

Required Education :

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree or Post Graduate degree at an accredited 4 year college or university

  • Fire Protection Engineering or Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology major

  • Junior, Senior or Graduate student status by arrival date

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 Information :

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Must not have already completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide full work availability

  • Must possess a valid US driver's license

  • Must be compliant with The Disney Look at

  • Must provide own transportation to/from work

  • Current Active Disney Cast Members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World Cast Members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland 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)

Location of position: This position has opportunities in Lake Buena Vista, FL

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are June 2019 - December 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for this internship is February 8, 2019.

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.

Materials Required:

College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

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Job ID: 625307BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products