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Expression of Interest - Principal Estimator

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 10092780 Emplacement Glendale, Californie, États-Unis / Lake Buena Vista, Floride, États-Unis Entreprise Walt Disney Imagineering Date de publication 11/06/2024

Résumé du poste:

Principal Estimator – Expression of Interest

About the Role & Team

The Principal Project Controls Estimator role is responsible for estimating a project’s capital budget during development phases. Responsible for cost control, change management and risk assessment during a project’s execution phase.

**This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter**

What This Team Does

  • We are responsible for estimating all portions of sophisticated, highly integrated projects including hotels, theme park attractions, cruise ships and other expansions of the Disney experience. These project estimates include site work, facilities, show elements, rides, interior fit out, staffing, critical issue, contingency, etc.
  • We are capable of independently producing conceptual estimates of complex projects with incomplete or ambiguous information
  • We lead the estimating, negotiating, and settling of contractual change orders during the project as well as review and estimate proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine the scope of work and required estimate contents.
  • Our Estimating group will partner with owner, A/E, and contractors to provide estimating, cost data, analysis and scenario planning.
  • We provide design staff and project team with cost guidance/value engineering/alternatives, and test estimates for reasonableness based on comparable/equivalent historical experience
  • Our team provides cost management during the entire life cycle of a project, continually quantifying risks, developing mitigation plans and forecasting the total project Estimated Final Cost (EFC) with the project team and divisions; reviews with Project Divisions and Senior Management to reconcile.
  • Our team needs to effectively adapt sophisticated financial and estimating data to audiences of varying levels
  • Autonomously develops project strategies, risk mitigations, and recovery/acceleration plans
  • Performs comprehensive risk assessments on complex projects and issues and recommends actions plans to optimize success
  • Develops functional standards, guidelines, and templates!
  • Serves as a trainer and help develop training materials!
  • Act as a Subject Mater Expert (SME) relative to construction, estimating, cost control and risk analysis
  • Develops functional talent through coaching, mentoring, and job design
  • Mentor a team within a project or studio, including determination of staffing requirements, performance evaluations, and feedback

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 Years estimating and/or cost control experience with a preference toward experience with projects of high complexity and increasing professional responsibility
  • Understands construction documents (drawings, specifications, schedules, contracts, etc)
  • Ability to provide guidance/mentoring to the Estimating team
  • Proven decision-making and relationship building ability and confident presenter who can adapt to their audience and communicate optimally, both in writing and verbally
  • Able to work independently, meet deadlines and manage time effectively, and capable of independently producing conceptual level estimates with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge specific to the Hospitality or Themed Entertainment industry

Required Education

  • Four-year degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Business or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience

Additional Information

  • Disability accommodation for employment applications
  • The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.
  • The Walt Disney Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

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




The hiring range for this position in Glendale or Florida is $148,700 to $199,400 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

Sur Walt Disney Imagineering:

Fondée en 1952 sous le nom de WED Entreprises pour concevoir et construire le premier parc à thème au monde — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) est le lieu où l’imagination et la créativité s’associent à une technologie de pointe pour créer des expériences inoubliables. WDI est la force créative qui imagine, conçoit et construit tous les parcs à thème, complexes hôteliers, attractions et navires de croisière Disney dans le monde entier. La force unique d’Imagineering provient de son équipe mondiale diverse de professionnels créatifs et techniques, qui s’appuient sur l’héritage de la narration de Disney pour créer de nouvelles formes de divertissement. Les Imagineers qui pratiquent ce mélange unique d’œuvres d’art et de science travaillent dans plus de 100 disciplines pour guider une idée du début à la fin, de la phase de conception créative sans contraintes jusqu’au jour de l’ouverture.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, ainsi que ses filiales et sociétés affiliées, forme l’une des principales entreprises internationales diversifiées de divertissement familial et de médias. Elle comprend trois secteurs d'activités essentiels : Disney Entertainment, ESPN et Disney Experiences. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 1920 jusqu’à son statut de référence actuel dans le secteur du divertissement, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons Walt Disney Imagineering.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances à l’emploi. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney défend un environnement commercial où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution constante.

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