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The Walt Disney Company Project Hire-Project Controls Planner, Senior in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Provide planning and scheduling expertise to all WDI project teams and functional disciplines. Develop comprehensive implementation strategies and incorporate deliverables into project schedules. Prepare project life cycle and master schedules. Integrate all schedules (design disciplines, vendors, production and construction) and provide a comprehensive project perspective. Monitor, evaluate risks and present recovery/mitigation plans to support turnover/opening schedule. Perform earned value analysis when needed. Provide progress reports and management presentations, as appropriate. You will report to Executive Project Controls.

Responsibilities :

All of the Primary Duties of a Project Planner/Scheduler, and in addition:

Lead development and implementation of project scheduling processes, tools, and deliverables.

Lead project schedule reporting and planning sessions with all levels of project and organizational management.

Coordinate with contractors, responsible project team members, WDI performing work groups and WDI systems planners to develop and integrate activity durations and logic sequences required to perform project work

Lead manpower loading/resource analysis, and develop and status earned man-hour progress curves as required

Scope of responsibility may include lead discipline planning coverage on some projects of show/ride concept development, show, ride, facility and area development design, show ride production and installation, show, ride test and adjust, show programming in addition to the core building construction and field disciplines

Responsible for preparation of the schedule reporting specification for the contract bid packages and determine Schedule Milestones and/or Key Dates for incorporation into the Contract Specification.

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum 6 years of engineering/construction planning and scheduling and/or themed entertainment planning/coordination experience, which includes a combination of:

• At least six year of Critical Path Method scheduling experience utilizing scheduling software

• At least six years of construction, production, and / or design experience.

• Good understanding of practical project controls applications and earned value measurement

Preferred Qualifications :

Prefer to have some industry-relevant certifications or completed course studies

Prior experience as Lead Project Planner/Scheduler.

Prior supervisory experience of junior staff

Work experience in the following industries: Theme parks, Cruise Lines, Major Resort, show/ride product lines

Required Education :

BS degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or equivalent

Preferred Education :

The Team :

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney's iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney's global consumer products operations include the world's leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world's largest children's publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shop Disney e-commerce platform.

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 segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

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, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.

Job ID: 7122060620220517

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

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