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Staff Controls Engineer

Downey, California
Job Type
20 Sep 2022

You will perform as a Staff Controls Engineer within the Design and Engineering division at the Disneyland Resort.

You will report to Manager- Show Control, Audio/Video, and Resort wide Systems.

Responsibilities/You Will:

  • Design, test, document and sustain hardware and software control systems to support Show and Resort wide Systems at the Disneyland Resort and other Disney parks

  • Participate in project estimating, scheduling, planning and training

  • Work with the lines of business to ensure attraction reliability and safety

Basic Qualification/You Will Have:

  • 8+ years of professional engineering experience

  • Advanced experience with software and computer systems

  • Comfort level learning new systems

  • Knowledge of electronic principles, specifically DC power systems

  • Background in troubleshooting electronic components and computer-based systems at the hardware, software and system level

  • Knowledge and prior use of necessary field tools: oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, network analyzer

  • Well-versed in completing the controls project life-cycle: requirements definition, design, procurement/fabrication, installation, acceptance test, document, and provide training

  • Willingness to work extended/off-hours when needed to support project or Resort engineering issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of professional engineering experience in the field of automation or control systems

  • Experience with theme park or industrial control systems with man-machine interface

  • Experience with Beckhoff Automation technology, including EtherCAT

  • Experience with Tait Navigator control systems

  • Experience with Programmable logic controllers and ladder logic programming

  • Working knowledge of networking principles

  • Experience with high order programming languages

  • AUTOCAD skills, able to read schematic and assembly drawings

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science degree, ABET accredited, in engineering or other

appropriate discipline

Preferred Education:

Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering

Master of Science Electrical Engineering

Licensed Professional Engineer

Additional Information: Benefits 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 .


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  • Job Reference: 716531762-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Parks, Experiences and Products
  • Location: Downey, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent