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Sr. Engineer - Design and Construction

Company: Universal Orlando
Location: Orlando
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Universal Orlando Resort believes in-person collaboration is key to our success. Many of our Team Members work in a hybrid capacity, contributing from the workplace a minimum of three days per week. Some remote opportunities are available within specific departments. There are also roles that require being on-site full time. You'll learn more about this during the application process.
JOB SUMMARY: Provides leadership and oversees the activities Facilities and Utilities Engineering, Design and Construction support group. Works with the Facilities and Utilities Engineering Director to establish and prioritize the overall goals, objectives, and initiatives in Design & Construction support group. Provide leadership on the delivery of a multi-million-dollar portfolio of projects for Facilities and Utilities.Establishes and maintains cost controls to keep spending within Engineering's assigned budget. Our Facilities/Utilities Engineering team is a true owner of assets throughout the enterprise, and passionate inter-departmental and intra-departmental collaboration and communication enabling stability, predictability, and sustainability for our facility and utility assets and Universal as a whole. Ensures all engineering activities in the Facilities/Utilities Engineering section shall be in conformance with Florida Building Code, ASTM F24 Committee guidelines, Universal Orlando GPS, compliant with applicable state and local codes, regulations and standards including: FBC, DOT, SEI, AISC, ACI, ASHRAE, ASTM, ANSI, NEC, and OSHA, among others.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads a team of professional engineers, and project managers in performing activities related to facility, utilities and infrastructure analysis and planning, engineering, and construction, as well as operations and maintenance, providing guidance and approval of technical approaches, products and processes
  • Responsible for the support group staffing assignments and budgets are managed properly and effectively executed. Encourages and promotes the efforts of Project Managers, Engineers, Associate Project Managers and Planners in areas of scheduling, training, coaching, counseling, rewards, and recognition to the extent allowed by Company Policies and Technical Service guidelines. Develops and implements succession planning within the support group.
  • Develops and implements integrated departmental plans, policies and procedures and provides input on departmental business and technical strategies, goals, objectives
  • Coordinates and facilitates inter and intra-department partners and external resources including: Attraction maintenance group(s), Document Control, Environmental Health and Safety, Finance, Human Resources, Landscape and Water Quality, Operations, Outside Vendors, and Security. Maintain, and encourage within subordinates, close and friendly working relationships, model by example.
  • Ensures that re-engineering tasks, NDT inspections, and Quality audits for the Rides and Attractions are performed to the highest standards of safety, reliability, and quality. Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, regulations and standards including: AISC, ASME, ASTM, ANSI, AWS, JIC, NEC, and OSHA, among others.
  • Manages spending to stay within assigned budget and provide maximum value - Establishes budget controls within the support groups to keep projects within assigned budget guidelines; minimizes overtime worked. Identify and develop projects requirements to create value, extend the life of our assets, and reduce the burden of maintenance of our assets.
  • Participates in applicable information sessions, design reviews, staff meetings, safety meetings and other sessions that assure and encourage communications, teamwork, and continuing process improvement.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION:
    • Bachelor's degree from an ABET Accredited program in Architectural Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, with a focus on Design and Construction of facilities, utilities and infrastructure, or related field required.
    • Master's in Engineering degree in same fields or Master's in business administration preferred.EXPERIENCE:
      • 7+ years demonstrated experience in an Engineering Environment focused primarily on the design and construction of facilities and project management for the theme park or amusement park industry.
      • 10+ years leading teams of engineers and technical designers.
      • 10+ years of experience of interacting with other Engineering and Maintenance Departments, as well as across multiple engineering disciplines.
      • 10+ years, of team building, leadership, and motivating employees.
      • 10+ years of project management, design construction, renovation, rehabilitation of themed entertainment facilities.
      • or equivalent combination of education and experience.CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
        • Current, Active and without disciplinary actions, Registration Professional Engineer in the State of Florida is required.
        • Valid Florida State Driver's License is required.
        • Completed the Advanced Florida Building Code course, on the seventh edition of the Florida Building Code.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Required:
          • Strong analytical skills with a logical approach to problem solving, troubleshooting capabilities, a team player, organized, and self-motivated.
          • Experienced in the Architectural, Engineering and Construction industry.
          • Experience in the management of contract construction documents and specifications.
          • Knowledge of construction delivery methods.
          • Knowledgeable of materials, material properties, and characteristics, especially CRES.
          • Communication skills in oral, written memos, reports and drawings.
          • Intimately familiar with in ASTM regulations applying to theme parks.
          • Has experience interacting with other Engineering and Maintenance Department disciplines.
          • Has experience performing project management functions especially in the areas of technical compliance, scheduling and budgeting.
          • Proficient using the following software: Microsoft (MS) Excel, Word, Project, Planner, Power BI, Teams, Power Apps. Bluebeam or equivalent Portable Document Format (PDF) software. Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit, and Navisworks preferred.Preferred:
            • Proficiency in structural engineering design with experience integrating design & re-design processes of facility and utility component systems and related mathematical calculations.
            • Experience/proficiency with facility and mechanical control systems.
            • Proficient in knowledge of DIN standards.Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.Universal Orlando Resort. Here you can.Universal Orlando is an equal opportunity employer. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & - 2023 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. EOE

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