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Automation and Energy Management Specialist, Lake Buena Vista, Florida

CategoryWalt Disney World Resort;Facilities;Facilities and Operations Services
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
CityLake Buena Vista
This role is in the Reedy Creek Energy Services (RCES) organization. RCES Cast Members work on behalf of the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID) designing, operating and maintaining RCID-owned utility systems across the Walt Disney World Resort. This SCADA Specialist is a salaried cast member with broad technical capabilities and responsibilities related to the Energy Management System and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Control System for Plant Control.
The SCADA Specialist reports to the Network Services Engineer and is a part of a diverse and dynamic team.


  • Lead hardware and software design, programming, configuration and near-continuous upgrades of the system.
  • Develop, implement and maintain near-real-time and historical data access to end-users.
  • Maintain a security model for the ICS system utilizing OpenVPN, VLAN and CA certificate security models.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of web services and virtual services for the environment
  • Must work closely with Operations and maintenance personnel on a daily basis and respond to their urgent needs.
  • Maintain documentation for change management and develop standard operating guidelines.

Basic Qualifications

  • Five (5) years of related experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills for communication and customer care.
  • Basic scripting, database management, and server administration skills.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network and experience of setting up network equipment such as switches, routers and firewalls.
  • In-depth understanding of energy systems such as chilled water, hot water, compressed air, HVAC and Lighting System Controls.
  • The ability to independently troubleshoot technical problems.
  • Must be available to work outside normal work hours in response to job demand, equipment availability, and system/equipment emergencies.
  • Ability to work in a variety of locations including field environments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a system owner using the Carrier i-Vu Building Automation
  • Programming for Building Automation Systems and creation of graphical user interfaces (GUI)
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing open systems protocols including BACnet and Modbus
  • Experience with utility SCADA systems, PLC's, Ladder Logic
  • Experience with utility Plant-Wide Control Systems

Required Education

  • Associate's degree in an technical discipline or equivalent experience

Additional Information:

  • Comprehensive healthcare
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • 401k plans
  • Tuition assistance
  • Community involvement

About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Photo Imaging, LLC , which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort .

Disney Photo Imaging, LLC 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 rapidly changing world.
EmployerWalt Disney World Resort

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