Picture yourself spending your days in Disneyland, knowing you help keep attractions like Splash Mountain and The Matterhorn up and running. Wouldn’t it be cool to put your skills to work on the rides, restaurants and facilities of the “happiest place on earth?” If you’re interested in knowing that your work helps people smile, keep reading…
We’re looking for highly skilled Electricians who have experience maintaining and repairing equipment like that found at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. If this sounds like a challenge you’re ready to undertake, apply today to join the team!
This position currently reports to the Reliability Manager/Production Manager.
The starting pay rate for this position is $26.69 per hour.
You would join a unit whose mission is to keep everything working perfectly – it’s all about minimizing downtime and maximizing Guest experience. Your skills will help keep the kids smiling and the parents feeling safe and secure.
Every day as an Electrician is different. On any given day or night, you might:
- Be called to repair circuits/assemblies at Pirates of the Caribbean;
- Troubleshoot an equipment problem at one of the restaurants to keep the food flowing;
- Re-set breakers on the Haunted Mansion;
- Perform preventive maintenance on the rides in Toy Story Land;
- Repair and maintain electrical/electronic systems/assemblies on It’s A Small World;
- Replace/install lamps and switches to keep the parks, stores and restaurants light and bright;
- Bend conduit or add receptacles, switches and new electrical service to meet the needs of a new Main Street parade;
- Keep the Monorail humming;
- Use your experience and know-how to spot problems before they happen;
- Experience the Parks at night, when the Guests have left and it’s just you and the rides; and
- Enjoy Disney with your exclusive Cast Member perks, including steep discounts on things people like you really use.
Basic Qualifications :
We proudly and enthusiastically welcome Electricians with experience in the US Military.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
- Technical competence, the ability to read and understand detailed instructions, blueprints, flowcharts, schematics and engineering documents, and pass all compliance necessary for technical and safety training;
- Understanding of the control and repair of circuits and motors;
- Sharp troubleshooting skills and comfort working alone or as part of a team;
- Ability to evaluate the scope of a job, determine needed parts/materials, and order through authorized vendors.
- Expertise using common hand tools, meters, gauges and other associated test and measurement equipment, as well as ability to measure current, voltage and amperage;
- Experience operating under Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and other food safety/sanitary guidelines;
- Mastery of the basic math skills needed to do the job, the ability to differentiate colors, computer literacy, and full understanding of the National Electric Code;
- Reliable on-time behavior and the flexibility to work at night as well as on weekends/holidays;
- Good communication skills with outside vendors as well as fellow Cast Members, a Guest/customer focus, high energy, respect for diversity, reliability, and a can-do/team-first attitude;
- Stamina and the physical ability to undertake the job. You might bicycle, bend, kneel, climb, push vehicles to re-position them for repair, work with arms/hands above shoulder level for an extended period of time, climb (sometimes as high as 200 ft.) and more, all on a regular basis.
- Will be required to use 2-way radios, learn CMMS (MAXIMO work order system), attend/pass compliance and other training sessions to ensure correct maintenance documentation.
Electricians may work outdoors in all weather conditions, in an industrial workshop, in kitchens with wet/slippery surfaces, and may have occasional exposure to high temperatures, noise levels, and fumes. In addition to the physical tasks listed above, Electronic Technicians may need to push/pull and/or lift up to 10 lbs. constantly, up to 25 lbs. frequently, up to 75 lbs. occasionally and rarely up to/over 100 lbs.
- 2 or more years of experience;
- Ideal backgrounds include trade school, apprenticeship and related experience.
Preferred Education :
We’re more interested in your years of experience – and your mastery of the skills needed to do the job well – than a degree, but education in the field is always welcome.
We proudly and enthusiastically welcome Electronic Technicians with experience in the US Military.
Additional Information :
Those assigned to the Electrician position are required to attend an annual Hearing Conservation training class and Lead Awareness class. They are also required to submit to an annual audiometric exam and a semi-annual Lead/Zinc blood test.