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DBI Projects is a multidisciplinary firm of about 20 individuals that specializes in development management, owner’s representation, project management, and real estate advisory services. Since 2002, we have partnered with a diverse list of non-profit, private, and public clients to execute ambitious capital projects and real estate transactions. Our projects span from leading arts and culture organizations 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 in their approach.

Our mission & values:
1. Provide elegant solutions to complicated problems
2. Be the best in the field in projects that matter
3. Take care of each other and our clients
4. Create positive experiences in difficult industries
5. Have pride in our work

Careers

Lead a Team of Professionals

DBI is looking to expand our senior leadership to take on a series of new, large-scale projects.

New York
Project Manager

DBI Projects is seeking to bring on a new Project Manager to manage upcoming new projects and projects soon to be under construction at our growing firm. 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 new 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

Responsibilities:

The Project Manager is 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.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 5–7 years at architecture, engineering, or construction management practices with strong project management experience. This experience should include direct involvement in:

  • Ground-up construction
  • Technically complex projects
  • 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 a high level of 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.

Location:

New York City

Team Envrionment:

DBI Projects has robust internal infrastructure, a strong culture, and an excellent reputation in the City and with our clients.

Application Requirements:

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@dbi-projects.com.



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New York
Managing Director

DBI Projects is looking for an exceptional Senior Leader at the Managing Director level to work with our Partners and Senior Team to lead the growth of the company. We are seeking to expand our leadership and continue to grow our presence in education, arts/culture, non-profit, and other sectors. Areas we are currently considering expansion include: infrastructure, public agency/sector, commercial, residential, parks, and industrial, though we are open to other sectors and geographies beyond New York as well. We believe this is an exciting opportunity for the right individual who is a cultural fit to join and help expand the firm while having a stable career with significant up-side and potential for equity ownership. This is an opportunity that is not generally available in the market, and we are eager to meet those who feel they would be a good fit. READ MORE

Responsibilities:

  • Set business development goals and objectives for team/division
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage team members to meet or exceed defined goals
  • Report on progress and challenges to internal senior management team
  • Lead projects and manage clients from initial conversations through occupancy
  • Leverage existing relationships to assist in growth of team/division
  • Improve and refine internal processes as the company grows
  • Represent DBI Projects at the highest levels across the industry

Skills & Experience:

  • 20+ years in design, construction, and/or project management
  • Strong background leading project team members across all levels
  • Proven track record growing a business/division and attracting new work
  • Experience and interest in business development
  • Professional presence and existing network at the highest level of NYC construction industry
  • Excellent client management and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to work at the highest level in business and the public sector independently
  • Desire to be part of a growing company
  • Love for complexity and drive to take on new challenges

Location:

New York City

Team Environment:

DBI Projects has robust internal infrastructure, a strong culture, and an excellent reputation in the City and with our clients. You will be integrated into a young, motivated, and dynamic team, while also having the ability to bring in additional team members which complement your skill set and the determined path of growth.

Application Requirements:

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@dbi-projects.com.



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New York
Project Executive or Senior Project Manager

DBI Projects is looking to bring on a new Project Executive or Senior Project Manager to lead upcoming new projects or projects soon to be under construction. 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 result driven attitude. DBI leaders also are expected to develop the skill sets of DBI team members working under them. READ MORE

Role Overview:

Project Executives and Senior Project Managers are the primary point of contact with the client and for all project consultants. They are responsible for overall budget and schedule management, in addition to strategic planning with the client to anticipate and address project specific needs. As DBI is typically one of the first consultants hired for a project, Project Executives and Senior Project Managers are responsible for assisting the client in developing an overall project framework and selecting the appropriate project team to ensure successful and timely completion of the project.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 10-20 years of experience in an architecture, an engineering or a construction manager practice or with a project management firm. Applicants should have direct experience in all phases of construction and should have served in the role of project executive or project lead on at least three projects greater than 50,000 SF. For DBI’s upcoming projects, we are specifically interested in applicants who have worked on the following types of projects:

  • Transportation or Transit-Oriented Development Projects
  • Education Campus Master Planning
  • Public infrastructure or parkland projects

Additionally, previous work experience should include direct involvement in:

  • Ground up construction
  • Technically complex projects
  • Site supervision and construction administration
  • Coordinating between or with A/E teams, in addition to coordinating with contractors
  • Schedule and budget management

Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills and be prepared to lead project meetings. Additionally, the position requires a high level of 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.

Location:

New York City

Team Environment:

DBI Projects has robust internal infrastructure, a strong culture, and an excellent reputation in the City and with our clients.

Application Requirements:

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@dbi-projects.com.



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