NBC Universal Supervisor, Engineering-Mechanical in Orlando, Florida
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JOB SUMMARY : Perform complex re-design and development efforts for mechanical/structural systems of theme park Venues to provide increased safety, reliability and operational improvements. Duties include supporting downtime recovery, troubleshooting, conducting fault analysis, completing redesign assignments, performing test and start-up integration, and working as a Ride Engineer. All work shall be in conformance with ASTM F24 Committee guidelines and compliant with applicable codes, regulations and standards including: AISC, ASME, ASTM, ANSI, AWS, JIC, NEC, OSHA, etc.
Responsible for assigned Mechanical Engineers (Assoc, Engr I, Engr II, and Engr III) and their efforts to perform moderately complex re-design and development projects for mechanical / structural systems of Venues. Will ensure that their assigned Engineers support Venue downtime recovery, troubleshooting, fault analysis, re-design assignments, testing, start-up integration, etc. Will ensure that the assigned Engineer work conforms to ASTM F24 Committee Guidelines and all other applicable codes. This position will provide mentorship, leadership, and project direction for the assigned Engineers. This includes reviewing written documents (ECN, DCN, Bulletins, etc.), ensuring the Engineering Tasks are completed, assessing the Engineer performance, and ensuring the Engineer completes all mandatory safety training classes and other assigned duties.
Will support Engineering Management with the hiring, training, scheduling, development, and performance reviews of the Engineers. The position will also assist Engineering Management in developing and controlling the department budget and other related requests.
Will lead re-engineering efforts for Venues for complex mechanical, structural, hydraulic/ pneumatic systems to improve safety including writing and reviewing hardware and components. Will provide assigned Engineers support with designs, drawings, evaluation, and calculations to improve reliability, operational readiness, cost of ownership, and quality. Interacts with UO Ride/Show Maintenance Departments for prioritizing project tasks and training initiatives to improve ride reliability and operational readiness. All work shall be in conformance with ASTM F24 Guidelines, applicable codes, regulations and standards.
Supervise assigned Engineers to effectively provide the highest standards of safety, reliability and quality for the Venues, ensuring that appropriate support is provided with Venue downtime recovery, troubleshooting, fault analysis, testing, start-up integration, etc. Ensure the Engineer’s work is in compliance with all ASTM F24 Guidelines, applicable codes, regulations and standards.
Support Engineering Management with the hiring, training, scheduling, and development of the Engineers. The Supervisor will also assist Engineering Management in developing and controlling the department budget and other related requests.
Provide Engineering leadership and guidance for non-routine problems requiring substantial judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of Engineering’s procedures, i.e., Production shoots, HHN construction, special events, etc.
Assist Engineering Management in the creation and modification of policies / procedures for the Engineering Department while setting tone, establishing a vision, providing direction, and enforcing policy/procedure.
Coordinate and facilitate intra-department partners and external resources to encourage friendly working relationships for everyone including: Environmental Health & Safety, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, Horticultural, Water Quality, Operations, Security, and outside vendors.
SCOPE: Responsible for you and your Engineering Team’s completion and implementation of complex re-design and development efforts of all Venue systems to provide increased reliability and operational improvements. Review and evaluate Venue systems, components, and technologies with a focus on guest and Team Member safety. Responsible for you and your Engineering Team to provide sustaining (mechanical) engineering support for all UO Areas and Venues on a 24/7/365 basis. Provide immediate support to any UO emergency.
EDUCATION: High school degree or GED is required. Bachelor’s degree is required in Structural or Civil Engineering or related field. Master’s degree in is preferred in Structural or Civil Engineering or related field.
EXPERIENCE: 5-7 years demonstrated project engineering experience of mechanical / structural systems in an engineering environment for the development of dynamic motion (mobile) systems in a theme park industry
6-8 years of mechanical/structural design associated w/ dynamic motion (mobile) systems and components
6-8 years of strong analytical skills to perform engineering calculations for design, analysis, test and implementation of mechanical, structural, hydraulic and pneumatic system modifications required
1-3 years of supervisory experience preferred
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Preferred – Passes FE Exam or EIT Exam.
Preferred – PE License.
Preferred – Certificate for OSHA Competent Person – Fall Protection.
A. Proficient analytical skills to perform engineering calculations for design, analysis, test and implementation of mechanical, structural, hydraulic and pneumatic system modifications.
B. Proficient background in design of welded structures, beam elements, welded joints, structural steels, gearing, composite materials, manufacturing and fabrication processes as applicable to AWS and AISC.
C. Proficient knowledge and logical approach to problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities of mechanical and structural systems.
D. Proficient in Safety Critical Systems, Ride Systems, Animation Systems, Mechanical Drawings, and Technical Documents.
E. Strong experience in the generation of Mechanical Component, System Specifications, Acceptance Test Procedures, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Scopes of Work, Installation Procedures, Technical and Maintenance manuals.
F. Strong knowledge in ASTM F24 Regulations and other standards as they apply to theme parks.
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.
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