Brailsford & Dunlavey

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Posted: 07.26.18


Practice/Office Information

ADDRESS 505 14th St. Suite 900
CITY, STATE, ZIP Oakland, CA 94612
CONTACT PERSON Brittany Martin



Job Information

JOB TITLE Project Analyst
SALARY Market value

Job Description

Brailsford & Dunlavey is seeking a dynamic project analyst who will be based in San Jose, CA.

Ambitious, diverse, multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial: these are all words that describe our team. But what ties B&D employees together is our excitement and passion for advising our clients throughout the facility development process. Whether interviewing students on a college campus, touring classrooms in an elementary school, or sitting with fans on a stadium’s opening day, we are driven by our purpose to advance communities. It starts with our own B&D community; it starts with you.

Reporting to a group leader, the primary focus of this position is to provide project-level support for a project team so that it can successfully execute program management assignments for one or more of the following client types: arenas, stadiums, K- 12 public, independent and charter schools, or community recreation.  Client deliverables for planning services include master planning activities, site analyses, needs assessments, program planning, feasibility studies, financial modeling, and market analyses. Client deliverables for implementation assignments include assisting with cost estimating, construction monitoring, constructability reviews, budget reconciliations, project documentation, permitting, schedule compliance, and commissioning activities.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Provides research, analysis, recordkeeping, and operating-level coordination and communications on planning and/or implementation assignments in accordance with company’s established methodologies.
  2. Writes reports or other documents that concisely analyze and distill data in order to meet client’s desired outcomes and scope requirements.
  3. Performs quality control activities to ensure that deliverables are error-free and delivered on time.
  4. Participates in B&D’s training and development opportunities and actively cultivates a knowledge base in a range of practices and methodologies in relevant industry markets (Venues+Municipal and/or K-12).
  5. Participates in business development activities to include article writing, conference attendance, and prospective client tracking or follow up.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, real estate management, or related field.
  • Minimum 1- 2 years of directly related work or internship experience in construction management, real estate or relevant field.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.


Technical Competencies

  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Core Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Strong understanding of real estate, finance and accounting principles
  • Articulated support for the firm’s mission, values and operating paradigm
  • Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction
  • Strong commitment to ethical business practices
  • Proven adaptability, flexibility, and creativity
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure

Human Relations

  • Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors.
  • Brailsford & Dunlavey is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Brailsford & Dunlavey participates in E-Verify.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

[The demands marked below are representative of those that will be required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.]

Work Environment

  • Office environment; moderate noise.
  • Field environment; moderate to loud noise.
  • Occasional evening or weekend work is required.
  • Air and overnight travel may be required.


  • Computer use for extended periods each day.
  • Other office equipment use (printers, copiers, video, etc.) routinely throughout each day.

Physical Demands

  • Sitting at desk or table for extended periods each day.
  • Standing or walking.
  • Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement (while operating computer equipment).
  • Eye-hand coordination (keyboard typing).
  • Hearing and talking.
  • Extended periods of reading fine print.
  • Light to moderate bending, crouching, and stooping (filing).


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