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DBI Projects is a growing, multidisciplinary firm that specializes in Project Management, Owner’s Representation, Development Management, Real Estate Advisory, and Surety Consulting services. Since 2002, we have partnered with a diverse set of non-profit, private, and public clients to execute ambitious capital projects and real estate transactions. Our projects span from leading arts and cultural facilities to schools to student housing and more. DBI takes full responsibility for the success of each project, from concept through delivery, and we are seeking individuals who embody this mentality.

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Lead Projects That Matter.

DBI is committed to serving our community through the management of projects that matter.

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DBI's multidisciplinary experience spans all phases of project planning and construction.

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Assistant Project Manager

DBI Projects is seeking to bring on an Assistant Project Manager to support our educational and non-profit clients. DBI values an individual who has the ability and drive to work hard, who is highly motivated and who is not afraid to take on assignments and endeavors while implementing a results-driven attitude. A desire to be heavily involved with all aspects of design and construction is required. READ MORE

Position Responsibilities:

The role of Assistant Project Manager is tailored to the needs of each individual project and the phase of the project. The Assistant Project Manager supports the project lead and senior leadership with client interaction, project team coordination, contractor and schedule management, budget management, and other project-related activities. The role is expected to grow and evolve as the Assistant Project Manager is able to demonstrate an overall ability to contribute to the successful and timely completion of the project.

Applicant Skills & Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 4–6 years of experience in architecture, engineering, construction management, or related practices with an understanding and knowledge of project management. Project experience serving educational and/or nonprofit clients is preferred. Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills and be prepared to be an active team participant for both internal and external tasks. The position requires proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and, particularly, Excel). Experience with AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and Adobe Creative Suite are particularly valuable as well, as is knowledge of construction scheduling programs such as MS Projects.

Position Location:
The position will be based in New York City. Project work will include sites in New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia. Regular travel will be required.

Firm Values:
DBI is a growing, multidisciplinary firm with a culture rooted in the following values:

  • COMMUNITY. Our identity is rooted in strengthening the communities we are fortunate to serve and the one we foster within our office, emphasizing relationships built on respect, appreciation, and the desire to drive positive change.
  • INCLUSION. We aim to bring together many different perspectives into our community, giving all individuals, without discrimination, the time and space to be heard, as well as listening and responding to the many ways in which we can do better.
  • INTENTION. We embrace a proactive and purposeful mindset which permeates everything from our client outreach to our project management style to the long-lasting relationships we strive to build.
  • COLLABORATION. Positioned to lead large, diverse teams, DBI understands how to respectfully and consistently draw upon the individual strengths which comprise a team to deliver the highest quality of results to our clients.
  • GROWTH. We recognize our successes come as the result of constant improvement, and therefore we persistently re-examine and re-envision our methodologies to strengthen our leadership and the skills we offer.
  • EMPOWERMENT. We put our clients in the driver’s seat, equipping them with the tools and information they need to make the right decisions, ultimately empowering them to choose a path forward that works best for their organization.
  • DEDICATION. We believe in completely owning responsibility for the success of a project, realizing the visions of our clients to the same degree of excellence as we would were the projects our own.
  • TRANSPARENCY. We work to build trust, hold each other accountable and set the standard by which the entire team operates by owning every decision we make and communicating openly across the board.

Our Commitment:
As DBI is committed through our work to the empowerment of underserved communities, so too are we committed to the empowerment of those we employ. We elevate with greatest respect the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring practices, in our service to clients, and in the procurement of project contributors. DBI does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic by which a human being identifies themselves. Aware of the challenges faced by under-represented groups in the workplace, DBI aims to offer individuals from varying backgrounds the time and the space to be heard. Furthermore, we understand that progress is made through self-improvement. As such, we are committed to vetting our own leaders and processes in order to build a stronger, more diverse team.

Application Requirements:
Applicants should send their resume (inclusive of list of projects) and cover letter to jobs@dbi-projects.com.



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New York
Project Manager

DBI Projects is seeking to bring on a Project Manager to support our educational and non-profit clients. DBI values an individual who has the ability and drive to work hard, who is highly motivated, and who is not afraid to take on assignments and endeavors while implementing a results-driven attitude. A desire to be heavily involved with all aspects of design and construction is required. READ MORE

Position Responsibilities:

Project Managers are the core team member of any DBI project. Day-to-day responsibilities include client interaction, project team coordination, contractor and schedule management, budget management, and other project-related activities to ensure successful and timely completion of the project. The Project Manager will report to DBI Principals, Project Executives, or Senior Project Managers.

Applicant Skills & Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 6–10 years of experience in architecture or related practices with experience supporting project delivery. This experience should include direct involvement in:

  • Site supervision and construction administration
  • Coordinating between or with A/E teams and contractors
  • Schedule and budget management

Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present themselves confidently in meetings and manage the project team. Additionally, the position requires proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop) and MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and, particularly, Excel). Experience with AutoCAD and Bluebeam are particularly valuable as well, as is knowledge of construction scheduling programs such as MS Projects.

Position Location:
The position will be based in New York City. Project work will include sites in New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia. Regular travel will be required.

Firm Values:
DBI is a growing, multidisciplinary firm with a culture rooted in the following values:

  • COMMUNITY. Our identity is rooted in strengthening the communities we are fortunate to serve and the one we foster within our office, emphasizing relationships built on respect, appreciation, and the desire to drive positive change.
  • INCLUSION. We aim to bring together many different perspectives into our community, giving all individuals, without discrimination, the time and space to be heard, as well as listening and responding to the many ways in which we can do better.
  • INTENTION. We embrace a proactive and purposeful mindset which permeates everything from our client outreach to our project management style to the long-lasting relationships we strive to build.
  • COLLABORATION. Positioned to lead large, diverse teams, DBI understands how to respectfully and consistently draw upon the individual strengths which comprise a team to deliver the highest quality of results to our clients.
  • GROWTH. We recognize our successes come as the result of constant improvement, and therefore we persistently re-examine and re-envision our methodologies to strengthen our leadership and the skills we offer.
  • EMPOWERMENT. We put our clients in the driver’s seat, equipping them with the tools and information they need to make the right decisions, ultimately empowering them to choose a path forward that works best for their organization.
  • DEDICATION. We believe in completely owning responsibility for the success of a project, realizing the visions of our clients to the same degree of excellence as we would were the projects our own.
  • TRANSPARENCY. We work to build trust, hold each other accountable and set the standard by which the entire team operates by owning every decision we make and communicating openly across the board.

Our Commitment:
As DBI is committed through our work to the empowerment of underserved communities, so too are we committed to the empowerment of those we employ. We elevate with greatest respect the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring practices, in our service to clients, and in the procurement of project contributors. DBI does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic by which a human being identifies themselves. Aware of the challenges faced by under-represented groups in the workplace, DBI aims to offer individuals from varying backgrounds the time and the space to be heard. Furthermore, we understand that progress is made through self-improvement. As such, we are committed to vetting our own leaders and processes in order to build a stronger, more diverse team.

Application Requirements:
Applicants should send their resume (inclusive of list of projects) and cover letter to jobs@dbi-projects.com.



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