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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
Location: Bell Gardens
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will work on designs of our engineering projects at the Disneyland Resort supporting and partnering with other groups in the implementation and completion of these efforts. You will lead specific engineering projects which may include added capacity, improved maintainability, performance optimization and overall attraction improvement. Projects will be focused on mechanical solutions with emphasis on materials selection, strength and fatigue design and calculations, pneumatic and hydraulic optimization and internal and industry standards adherence. Most efforts will require close partnering with our partners from DLR's Design Assurance, Ride Control, Sustaining and Project Management groups. You will report to the Team Lead Ride & Show Engineering.Responsibilities

  • Plan out the technical aspects of Engineering projects
  • Prepare company compliant engineering test scopes, plans, and reports (e.g. Acceptance Testing and Performance Testing) and perform testing and writing of test reports
  • Oversee the completion of Ride & Show Engineering or Sustaining Projects assigned to the cast member
  • Perform ride element performance analysis: finite element analysis, structural, dynamic, kinematic, hydraulic and pneumatic analysis and calculations for any Attraction changes to support compliance with California ride law requirements
  • Help resolve technical conflicts encountered in design/drawing packages with vendors and shops to ensure conformance with design documentation
  • Provide engineering recommendations, with proposed action and suggested priorities, for resolving attraction operational and mechanical problems
  • Provide creation/review of engineering design, change, repair, and disposition documents
  • Lead technical design reviews
  • Perform field testing
  • Support field installation/inspection
  • Work with vendors supporting manufacturing and installation of mechanical projects
  • Develop scope for attraction reliability improvement efforts - design, install, testing, documentation, and closeout
  • Work during off-hours/3rd shift hours/weekends/holidays to support projects/attractions when needed
    Basic Qualifications
    • 5 or more years Mechanical Engineering experience in a design and fabrication environment
    • Experience in component selection and specifications (e.g. bearings, motors, gearbox)
    • Solidworks/AutoCAD experience
    • Experience documenting technical concepts in writing
    • Experience relating complex issues to non-technical peers and management
    • 5 or more years' experience working in a multi-discipline, technical team environment including mechanical and controls engineers
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Proficiency in performing and reviewing hazard and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) Knowledge gained by experience in the following:
        • Machine Design, Fatigue Analysis
        • Finite Element Analysis
        • Hazard Analysis/Failure Modes and Effects AnalysisRequired EducationBachelor of Science from an ABET accredited engineering program in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with 5+ years of proven engineering experience.
          Preferred Education
          • Post Graduate Work in engineering or technical discipline
          • Professional training in Solidworks, AutoCAD, Matlab, MathCAD and Finite Element programs such as ANSYS or Solidworks Simulation
            Additional InformationBenefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at safety22#DPEP_Media

Keywords: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, Bell Gardens , Senior Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Bell Gardens, California

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