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DBI Projects is a growing, multidisciplinary firm that plans and manages real estate and capital projects. Since 2002, we have partnered with a diverse list of non-profit, public, and private clients to execute ambitious projects in the New York City region and around the globe. DBI often works with schools, colleges and universities, social service non-profits, foundations, theaters, religious organizations, housing cooperatives, commercial organizations, sureties, and more, and is the leading manager of school development projects in the region. We take full responsibility for the success of each project, from concept through delivery, and are seeking to hire individuals who embody this mentality in their approach.

Careers

Lead Projects That Matter.

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

Grow With Us.

Join in our expansion across New York, Boston, and the world.

Meet The Team.

We are currently growing our project management, planning, and accounting teams in New York and Boston.

Boston
Planner

DBI Projects is searching for a creative, analytical, and detail-oriented person to join our planning team in Boston to take on a series of exiting new projects with locations across the country and internationally. READ MORE

Position Overview:

As a Planner in DBI Projects’ growing Boston Office, you will support our ongoing planning and real estate advisory work. DBI’s work spans a wide breadth of industries, as we often work with schools, college and universities, social service non-profits, foundations, theaters, religious organizations, commercial organizations, and more, and we are seeking candidates with interest working across various sectors. Regardless of the project size or scope, you will be asked to provide clear analysis and to produce polished deliverables.

Key Skills & Experience:

We are seeking a creative thinker with 4-7 years of experience. A graduate degree in planning, design, or a related field is preferred. Candidates should have an analytical mindset, strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills, and must be prepared to actively participate in internal and external contexts. Proficiency in Excel is critical, as is an ability to generate deliverables in PowerPoint, InDesign, and Illustrator.

Position Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, based out of our office in Boston’s Back Bay. Occasional domestic and international travel is expected.

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



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New York
Planner

We are looking for a creative, analytical, and detail-oriented person to join our planning team in New York City to take on a series of exiting new projects with locations across the country and internationally. READ MORE

Position Overview:

As a Planner at DBI Projects, you will support our ongoing planning and real estate advisory work. DBI’s work spans a wide breadth of industries, as we often work with schools, college and universities, social service non-profits, foundations, theaters, religious organizations, commercial organizations, and more, and we are seeking candidates with interest working across various sectors. Regardless of the project size or scope, you will be asked to provide clear analysis and to produce polished deliverables.

Key Skills & Experience:

We are seeking a creative thinker with 4-7 years of experience. A graduate degree in planning, design, or a related field is preferred. Candidates should have an analytical mindset, strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills, and must be prepared to actively participate in internal and external contexts. Proficiency in Excel is critical, as is an ability to generate deliverables in PowerPoint, InDesign, and Illustrator.

Position Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, based out of our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway. Occasional domestic and international travel is expected.

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



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New York
Senior Project Manager

We are seeking New York City-based project leaders to drive capital projects through all stages of development. READ MORE

Role Overview:

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, 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. DBI leaders are also expected to develop the skill sets of DBI team members working under them.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 10+ years of experience with project management, real estate development, architecture, or related practices, with experience leading project delivery. Applicants should have direct experience in all project phases and should have served in the role of project lead on at least three projects greater than 50,000-sf.

Additionally, previous work experience should include direct involvement in:

  • Institutional projects
  • Change of use process
  • Construction administration
  • Coordinating between or with A/E teams, contractors, and various stakeholders
  • Schedule and budget management

Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills and be prepared to lead project meetings.

Location:

The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, from our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway.

Application Requirements:

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



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Boston
Project Manager

We are interested in Boston-based candidates to manage a portfolio of capital projects. READ MORE

Role Overview:

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.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 6–12 years of experience in architecture or related practices with experience overseeing 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, Bluebeam, and knowledge of construction scheduling programs such as MS Projects is particularly valuable as well.

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, based out of our office in Boston’s Back Bay.

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



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New York
Project Manager

DBI Projects is interested in meeting New York City-based Project Managers capable of managing capital projects across all stages. READ MORE

Role Overview:

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.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 6–12 years of experience in architecture or related practices with experience overseeing 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.

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, from our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway.

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



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New York
Project Manager – R&D Labs

We are particularly interested in Project Manager candidates with experience supporting the delivery of data centers or research and development labs. READ MORE

Role Overview:

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.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 6–12 years of experience in architecture or related practices with experience overseeing project delivery for data centers or research and development labs. 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
  • Data centers or research and development labs

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.

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, from our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway.

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



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Boston
Assistant Project Manager

DBI Projects is looking for candidates with 4-7 years of experience to join our growing Boston office to support the management of capital projects. This position provides candidates with the opportunity to develop the requisite skills and experience to manage projects. READ MORE

Role Overview:

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.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 4–7 years of experience in architecture or related practices with an understanding and knowledge of project management. Project experience in Boston 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) and Adobe Create Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop). Knowledge of AutoCAD, Bluebeam and construction scheduling programs such as MS Projects are particularly valuable as well.

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, based out of our office in Boston’s Back Bay.

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



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Boston
Assistant Planner

DBI Projects is searching for a creative, analytical, and detail-oriented junior planner to join our team in Boston to support a series of exiting new projects with locations across the country and internationally. READ MORE

Position Overview:

As an Assistant Planner in DBI Projects’ growing Boston Office, you will support our ongoing planning and real estate advisory work. DBI’s work spans a wide breadth of industries, as we often work with schools, college and universities, social service non-profits, foundations, theaters, religious organizations, commercial organizations, and more, and we are seeking candidates with interest working across various sectors. Regardless of the project size or scope, you will be asked to provide clear analysis and to produce polished deliverables.

Key Skills & Experience:

We are seeking a creative thinker with 2-4 years of experience. A graduate degree in planning, design, or a related field is preferred. Candidates should have an analytical mindset, as well as strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills. Proficiency in Excel is critical, as is an ability to generate deliverables in PowerPoint, InDesign, and Illustrator.

Position Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, based out of our office in Boston’s Back Bay. Occasional domestic and international travel is expected.

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



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New York
Assistant Planner

DBI Projects is seeking a creative, analytical, and detail-oriented junior planner to join our team in New York City to support a series of exiting new projects with locations across the country and internationally. READ MORE

Position Overview:

As an Assistant Planner at DBI Projects, you will support our ongoing planning and real estate advisory work. DBI’s work spans a wide breadth of industries, as we often work with schools, college and universities, social service non-profits, foundations, theaters, religious organizations, commercial organizations, and more, and we are seeking candidates with interest working across various sectors. Regardless of the project size or scope, you will be asked to provide clear analysis and to produce polished deliverables.

Key Skills & Experience:

We are seeking a creative thinker with 2-4 years of experience. A graduate degree in planning, design, or a related field is preferred. Candidates should have an analytical mindset, as well as strong written, verbal, and graphic communication skills. Proficiency in Excel is critical, as is an ability to generate deliverables in PowerPoint, InDesign, and Illustrator.

Position Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, based out of our New York City office on Broadway and 31st. Occasional domestic and international travel is expected.

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



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New York
Assistant Project Manager

We are interested in hiring a candidate with 4-7 years of experience to join our New York office to support the management of capital projects. This position provides candidates with the opportunity to develop the requisite skills and experience to manage projects. READ MORE

Role Overview:

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.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 4–7 years of experience in architecture or related practices with an understanding and knowledge of project management. Project experience in New York City 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), Adobe Create Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), and AutoCAD. Knowledge of Bluebeam and construction scheduling programs such as MS Projects are particularly valuable as well.

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, from our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway.

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



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New York
Assistant Project Manager – R&D Labs

We are particularly interested in Assistant Project Manager candidates with experience supporting the delivery of data centers or research and development labs. READ MORE

Role Overview:

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.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 4–7 years of experience in architecture, construction management, or related practices with experience supporting project delivery for data centers or research and development labs.

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) and Adobe Create Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop). Knowledge of AutoCAD, Bluebeam and construction scheduling programs such as MS Projects are particularly valuable as well.

Location:
The position will be in-person, based out of our office at Herald Square.

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



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New York
Accounting Associate

DBI Projects is looking for candidates with 1-3 years of experience to join our growing team to support accounting activities. This entry-level position provides candidates with the opportunity to develop skills and experience in accounting. READ MORE

Role Overview:

The role of Accounting Associate will support the accounting and project management teams with general accounting, invoicing, expense reconciliation, and construction project accounting. The role may also require supporting general operating functions as well. This role will report to the Business Manager but will work with multiple stakeholders across the organization, including senior leadership. This role is robust and varied, requiring excellent interpersonal skills, accuracy, and the ability thrive in a fast paced and dynamic organization. The right individual will be eager to take on activities, big or small, to learn and grow professionally. DBI Projects hires people who are Hungry, Humble and Smart.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 1-3 years of experience in accounting. Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills and be prepared to be an active team participant. The position requires proficiency in Quickbooks and MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and, particularly, Excel).

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, from our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway.

Application Requirements:

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@dbi-nyc.com. Please use “Accounting Associate Application” as the subject line of your email.



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New York
Bookkeeping Associate

DBI Projects is looking for candidates with 0-2 years of experience to join our growing team to support accounting activities. This entry-level position provides candidates with the opportunity to develop skills and experience in accounting. READ MORE

Role Overview:

The role of Bookkeeping Associate will support the accounting and project management teams with general accounting, invoicing, expense reconciliation, and construction project accounting. The role may also require supporting general operating functions as well. This role will report to the Business Manager but will work with multiple stakeholders across the organization, including senior leadership. This role is robust and varied, requiring excellent interpersonal skills, accuracy, and the ability thrive in a fast paced and dynamic organization. The right individual will be eager to take on activities, big or small, to learn and grow professionally. DBI Projects hires people who are Hungry, Humble and Smart.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have some experience in bookkeeping. Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills and be prepared to be an active team participant. The position requires some experience in Quickbooks and Excel.

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, from our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway.

Application Requirements:

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@dbi-nyc.com. Please use “Bookkeeping Associate Application” as the subject line of your email.



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New York
Project Coordinator

We are seeking to bring on a Project Coordinator to join our New York office. This position provides an entry-level candidate an introduction to a career in project management and real estate consulting. READ MORE

Role Overview:

The role of Project Coordinator is tailored to the needs of each individual project and the phases of the project. The Project Coordinator supports the project team with meeting minutes, document management, project team procurement and coordination, contractor and schedule management, budget management, and other project-related activities. The role is expected to grow and evolve as the Project Coordinator is able to demonstrate an ability to contribute to the successful and timely completion of the project.

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have 1–3 years of experience in architecture or related practices with an understanding and knowledge of project management. 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), Adobe Create Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), and AutoCAD. Knowledge of Bluebeam and construction scheduling programs such as MS Projects are particularly valuable as well.

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, from our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway.

Application Requirements:

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



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New York
Project Administrator

We are interested in bringing on a new Project Administrator to take on a dynamic role providing office and project support services to a team of project managers in the real estate/construction industry. READ MORE

Role Overview:

This is an entry-level role on track towards a career in project management and is ideal for a candidate seeking greater exposure to the construction industry. While the Project Administrator will have general reception and administrative duties, a dedicated portion of time will be spent assisting teams with project management-related tasks including the production of deliverables, the management of spreadsheets, meeting attendance and note taking, etc. This role is expected to grow and evolve as the Project Administrator demonstrates personability, eagerness, and an overall ability to contribute to the company.

Reporting to Senior Management, the Project Administrator’s primary responsibilities are:

  • Covering general reception duties such as screening and routing phone calls, attending to visitors, preparing and coordinating shipments and deliveries, distributing mail, etc.
  • Providing executive support to Senior Management as required
  • Coordinating team events and other in-house activities, as well as company outings
  • Acting as the office-wide point person
  • Supporting project teams in the production of reports, spreadsheets, and other deliverables
  • Produce both internal and external presentations

Required Experience:

Prospective applicants should have no more than 1-2 years office experience, with superb document processing skills (MS Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, Bluebeam). The candidate should have an interest in project management and the real estate/construction field. Bonus points if the candidate has basic graphic design skills and experience using Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.

The successful candidate will be extremely organized, efficient, and self-motivated, possessing strong written, and verbal communication skills, and have experience handling confidential and sensitive information. Excellent time management and the ability to prioritize work are a must.

The nature of our business is fast-moving and dynamic, so the Project Administrator will need to be flexible and able to effectively deal with changes in business needs as they arise. We are a close-knit and results-driven team that takes pride in our work culture. Individuals who place a high value on learning and working hard will fit right in with the social and energetic environment of this group.

Location:
The position will be in-person, 5 days a week, from our New York City office located at 31st and Broadway.

Application Requirements:

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@dbi-nyc.com. Please use “Project Administrator Application” as the subject line of your email.



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