Thank you for your interest in joining DDG. We are continuously searching for talented people to join our team. All applications will be considered in the order they are received. For our current open opportunities please see below.

Open Positions
  • San Francisco
    Property Manager
  • New York
    Concierge / Doorman
  • New York
    Resident Manager
  • New York
    Construction Project Manager
  • New York
    Part-Time Porter
  • New York
    Construction Superintendent
San Francisco
Property Manager

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its design team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  •  Act as Owner’s representative in all resident and vendor interactions;
  • Take ownership of building appearance and maintain to the highest standards for luxury buildings;
  • Be available at all times to manage property emergencies as required;
  • Promptly respond to resident requests for maintenance, customer service needs, and compliance issues;
  • Ensure the building is clean, organized and properly secure at all times;
  • Manage site wide logistics and deliveries;
  • Maintain property compliance with applicable city, state and federal regulations including below market rate rentals;
  • Manage vendors to maintain and trouble‐ shoot mechanical, electrical and fire suppression systems;
  • Administer contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders and other agreements to ensure the scope, terms and conditions are consistently and proactively being met;
  • Create and maintain building calendars to track services, inspections, move‐ ins, meetings and other events;
  • Provide a friendly and solution‐ oriented approach to all interactions with residents, colleagues, management, contractors and government officials;
  • Proactively assess and monitor community needs. Identify opportunities for improved communication and service delivery methods.
  • Implement programs and improvements;
  • Prepare annual asset budgets and execute within the budget;
  • Approve and code vendor invoices and ensure vendors comply with the terms of their service agreements;
  • Gather detailed bids for major non‐ recurring projects and for requested changes in recurring vendor contracts;
  • Acquire an understanding for all homeowner’s association (“HOA”) governing documents (CC&R’s, By‐Laws and published rules) and ensure all requirements are followed;
  • Develop and maintain an annual calendar for all key homeowner and resident meetings and events.
  • Coordinate HOA board meetings, logistics and communications;
  • Prepare and post HOA board meeting agendas. Attend and participate in HOA board meetings. Prepare concise, detail‐ oriented HOA board packages and meeting minutes;
  • Support HOA board subcommittees and provide a seamless connection between the HOA board and subcommittees;
  • Monitor HOA and apartment building financial positions and prepare and present monthly financial reports;
  • Market, tour and lease vacant residential units as they become available;
  • Actively monitor specific asset comparable set and provide recommendation for lease rates;
  • Manage lease roll with balanced annual distribution; and
  • Report to development team on a regular basis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be an “active” listener who can anticipate issues and drive for mutually satisfactory resolutions;
  • Service‐ oriented mindset with multi‐ tasking abilities and a flexible, resilient attitude;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently;
  • Strong attention to detail, proactive thinker and self‐ starter;
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical, written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong work ethic and highly developed problem solving skills;
  • Ability to think creatively and contribute to meeting project goals;
  • Ability to instill confidence in HOA board members and residents through diligent preparation and intimate knowledge of the assets;
  • CA Salesperson license preferred;
  • Candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, construction management or business administration from an accredited university preferred;
  • Strong interest in architecture, engineering, construction and San Francisco Bay Area real estate;
  • Strong computer skills, including Yardi and Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel & Power Point); and
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Full benefits will be provided.

Instructions

Please email your resume to hr@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Property Manager – SF.

New York
Concierge / Doorman

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its property management team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not limited to) the following:

 

  • Responsible for providing five-star services to all residents and guests, reporting to the Resident Manager;
  • Provide a friendly and solution-oriented approach to all interactions with residents, colleagues, management, contractors and government officials;
  • Open doors and provide elevator access to residents and guests;
  • Screen visitors, vendors and contractors entering the building;
  • Answer and direct incoming calls to the building;
  • Ensure that the building lobby, exterior, and vestibule are kept impeccably clean at all times;
  • Provide residential services (call taxis, accept deliveries, fulfill service requests, handle both normal and emergency maintenance requests);
  • Ensure the building is secure at all times;
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times;
  • Behave responsibly at all times;
  • Receive, log, and manage package deliveries;
  • Prepare outgoing packages for worldwide locales; and
  • Handle resident complaints and report to Resident Manager any concern for further service recovery action.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a luxury residential building or hotel preferred;
  • Passionate about delivering the very best service for residents;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, proficiency in a secondary language a plus;
  • Possess excellent presentation, communication, organization and effective time management skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and also at ease working independently by himself / herself;
  • Basic knowledge of computer software, including Microsoft Office;
  • Knowledge of the restaurants, bars, nightclubs, theaters and attractions in New York is preferred;
  • Flexible schedules and hours, willingness to work on weekends and holidays is required;
  • Reliable and punctual;
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis and up to 100 lbs on an occasional basis; and
  • Ability to remain stationary at assigned post for extended periods of time.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience;
  • Ability to earn discretionary bonuses based on performance; and
  • Health Insurance will be provided.

Instructions

Please email resume to propertymanagementcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Concierge / Doorman – NY.

New York
Resident Manager

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its property management team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not limited to) the following:

 

  • Provide a friendly and solution-oriented approach to all interactions with residents, colleagues, management, contractors and government officials;
  • Ensure building appearance is maintained to the highest standards for luxury buildings;
  • Maintain and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire suppression systems;
  • Create and maintain all maintenance, safety and service logs as required;
  • Create and maintain building calendar to track servicing, inspections, move-ins, meetings and other events;
  • Supervise, monitor and lead building staff, ensuring DDG standards are met at all times;
  • Report to property manager and Board of Managers on a regular basis;
  • Maintain property compliance with applicable city, state and federal regulations;
  • Be available at all times to manage property emergencies as required;
  • Schedule and supervise maintenance contractors;
  • Keep building clean, organized and properly secured at all times;
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times; and
  • Responsible behavior and punctuality are crucial.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a full-time Manhattan luxury residential / commercial superintendent or lead technical role such as field engineer, operating engineer or HVAC technician and / or equivalent U.S. Military certification;
  • Candidates with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical or electrical engineering from an accredited university or maritime school will be considered in lieu of work experience;
  • Bachelor degree preferred;
  • A minimum of a two-year associates degree in environmental control, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent trade school certification such as system maintenance technician (SMT) or Honeywell, Johnson, Delta, Siemens, Automated Logic, Andover etc. control tech certification;
  • Ability to effectively take direction from management, to take initiative and be proactive;
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and make management decisions on a timely basis;
  • Willingness and ability to multi-task;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and great follow-up skills are essential;
  • Computer proficiency, including email and Microsoft Office programs is required;
  • Licensing in mechanical areas, including FDNY certificates of fitness / qualification for standpipe and sprinkler suppression, boiler inspection and operation, refrigeration and universal refrigerant are preferred;
  • Demonstrated technical ability in HVAC, electronics, locksmith, plumbing, etc.;
  • Possession of a Fire Safety Director’s License is preferred; and
  • Knowledge of Building Link is preferred.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience;
  • Live-out position;
  • Ability to earn discretionary bonuses based on performance; and
  • Health Insurance will be provided.

Instructions

Please email resume to propertymanagementcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Resident Manager – NY.

New York
Construction Project Manager

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its construction management team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • The construction project manager is accountable for the daily management, supervision, coordination and completion of ground-up construction projects to meet design, cost, schedule and safety objectives;
  • In coordination with the project team, lead development of the initial schedule and budget. Update, maintain, communicate with and manage consultants, subcontractors and vendors to meet scheduling and cost constraints;
  • Work with the design team to provide cost feedback and materials research to drive project decision making to meet ownership requirements;
  • Develop, maintain and oversee the logistics and temporary facilities plan with the project Superintendent;
  • Establish and monitor administrative procedures for the project;
  • Manage trade buy-out procedures including bid list creation, scope leveling and contract negotiation. Strong scope writing and bid leveling skills required;
  • Prepare, execute and administer subcontracts;
  • Review and approve subcontractor and vendor payment applications and miscellaneous invoices;
  • Process project change orders and maintain budget updates as required;
  • Organize, direct and train junior project team members;
  • Lead regularly scheduled project meetings;
  • Manage closeout process; and
  • Actively participate on internal task forces that focus on continuous business improvement.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, engineering or equal;
  • Minimum ten years construction experience. New York City high rise project experience is preferred;
  • Cross over experience in design, field supervision, trades and / or hand craftsmanship a plus;
  • Design build experience a plus;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications; and
  • Competent with PC-based management, scheduling and spreadsheet applications. These include: Procore, Timberline Accounting Software, MS Project or Primavera, Excel and Word. BIM applications a plus.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Full benefits will be provided.

Instructions

Please email your resume to constructioncareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Construction Project Manager – NY.

New York
Part-Time Porter

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its property management team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • Maintain the cleanliness and good order of building and assigned areas, reporting directly to the Resident Manager;
  • Provide residents with requested maintenance services;
  • Learn and ensure compliance with all company, local, state and federal safety rules;
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance of all storage areas, public areas and employee areas;
  • Complete minor repairs and routine maintenance, to include painting and light bulb changes;
  • Ensure appropriate security for all resident belongings;
  • Monitor supply inventory and place orders with Resident Manager accordingly;
  • Provide a friendly and solution-oriented approach to all interactions with residents, colleagues, management, contractors and government officials;
  • Oversee and ensure that the building lobby, exterior and vestibule are kept impeccably clean at all times;
  • Perform daily inspection and cleaning of assigned areas, including back of house areas, to ensure that the highest standards are met;
  • Fulfill the waste management needs of the building;
  • Ensure the building is secured at all times;
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times;
  • Responsible behavior and punctuality are crucial; and
  • Fulfill service, maintenance, and other tasks and duties as assigned by Resident Managers and Property Manager.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a luxury residential building or hotel preferred;
  • Passionate about delivering the very best service for residents;
  • Flexible work hours to meet the demands of a 24 hour operation;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, proficiency in a secondary language a plus;
  • Possess excellent presentation, communication, organization and effective time management skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and also at ease independently working by himself / herself;
  • Flexible schedule and hours with a willingness to work on weekends and holidays is required;
  • Reliable and punctual; and
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis and up to 100 lbs on an occasional basis.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience;
  • Part-time position at $18/hour, on-call as needed; and
  • Ability to earn discretionary bonuses based on performance.

Instructions

Please email your resume to propertymanagementcareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Part-Time Porter – NY.

New York
Construction Superintendent

Overview

DDG seeks a motivated self-starter to join its construction management team to continue and expand its mission to acquire, design, build and manage uniquely crafted buildings that make a significant contribution to the built environment.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

 

  • Management and decision-making relative to site activities, scheduling, logistics, quality control and trade employee staffing levels;
  • Supervise project trades to promote and coordinate project operations. Resolve conflicts regarding procedures, design clarifications, adequate labor and equipment and scheduling;
  • Coordinate with the Site Safety Manager to implement the site safety program to ensure subcontractor compliance. Create and maintain an environment that values safety, health and cleanliness;
  • Supervise and develop assistant superintendents, field engineers and / or interns, as assigned, including providing input on or completing performance appraisals;
  • Monitor changes, overtime and labor cost to work toward optimum productivity and cost efficiency. Work with Field and Project Management to address cost and schedule concerns;
  • Manage day-to-day field activities to ensure project milestone dates are met. Maintain short-term look-ahead schedules to assist in this effort. Develop recovery strategies to maintain the project schedule;
  • Review contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders and other agreements to ensure that the scope, terms and conditions are consistently and proactively being met;
  • Establish and maintain dimensional controls for the project including the use of third-party survey and layout personnel when appropriate;
  • Manage the punch list and project closeout process to assure timely completion; and
  • Maintain daily paperwork such as timecards, field reports and safety documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least eight to ten years experience in the New York City construction industry with a general contractor / construction manager engaged in general building and civil construction;
  • New York City residential high rise experience a plus;
  • Strong working knowledge of all building trades;
  • Prior experience implementing NYC Building Code Chapter 33 and site regulations relative to the DOB, FDNY, OSHA, DOT, DEP and others;
  • Site Safety Manager or Construction Site Fire Safety Manager License preferred; and
  • Computer proficiency.

Compensation

  • Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience; and
  • Full benefits will be provided.

Instructions

Please email your resume to constructioncareers@ddgpartners.com, subject line: Construction Superintendent – NY.