Job Description

Company Description

Since opening our first self-storage facility in 1972, Public Storage has grown to become the largest owner and operator of self-storage facilities in the world. With thousands of locations across the U.S. and Europe, and more than 170 million net rentable square feet of real estate, we're also one of the largest landlords.

We've been recognized as A Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work Institute. And, our employees have also voted us as having Best Career Growth, ranked us in the Top 5% for Work Culture, and in the Top 10% for Diversity and Inclusion.

We're a member of the S&P 500 and FT Global 500. Our common and preferred stocks trade on the New York Stock Exchange.

Job Description

As a National Elevator Manager you’re passionate about setting our overall Elevator strategy and implementation in order to optimize the performance of our Elevator assets nationally. You take pride in partnering with Field Operations, vendors and lead project management of minor and major renovations. Additionally, you will respond to emergency repairs, property damage, equipment obsolescence and routine wear and tear of elevators across the country. Your leadership, technical skills and high energy "can do" outlook gives you the edge in successfully managing your portfolio and executing company strategies. 

  • Provide technical leadership in the management of Elevator assets for our entire portfolio including active involvement with National, State & Local Authorities Having Jurisdiction.
  • Manage all elevator initiatives, including active leadership of elevator team members. 
  • Manage and continue the development of a comprehensive Elevator maintenance program that will incorporate strategies to extend the life of our equipment & assets while minimizing repair costs and downtime of assets.
  • Utilize data to monitor trends and provide analysis to eliminate/reduce Elevator issues with a "cradle to grave" approach.
  • Manage inspections, violations and drive efficiency to reduce / eliminate citations and shut downs.
  • Validate the need for major Elevator modernizations through field visits.
  • Develop Elevator specifications, details, scopes of work, budgets and oversight of design work which includes accurate code analysis.
  • Utilize knowledge/experience of jurisdictional requirements to expedite techniques for project approvals
  • Incorporate value engineering and identify any alternative options available for projects.
  • Identify and qualify vendors/consultants, negotiation of bids, and project management through to completion including regular site inspections of active projects.
  • Develop and document processes and procedures for standardization.
  • Research and recommend new products and technologies for our Elevator Assets utilizing our value model of quality and cost.
  • Provide emergency support response as needed.
  • Assist with acquisition due diligence as needed, and turnover of new product from Construction.
  • Proactively communicate with managers and other team members in order to drive timely solutions


  • 10+ years’ experience in the Elevator industry is required with preference to experience with a National elevator company or consultant.
  • Expertise with both hydraulic and traction units required.
  • Field experience is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction, Engineering or related field is preferred; or equivalent direct experience.
  • NAEC Certified Elevator Technician (CET) Certification, NAESA Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) Certification, or other industry certification preferred. 
  • Self-motivated individuals who have the ability to manage many simultaneous projects and responsibilities are a must
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and vendors. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft suite office products (Excel, PowerPoint, word, outlook)
  • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodations
  • Must be able to travel.

Additional Information


  • One of our values pillars is to work as OneTeam and we believe that there is no replacement for in-person collaboration but understand the value of some flexibility. Public Storage teammates are expected to work in the office five days each week with the option to take up to three flexible remote days per month.
    • Our office is based in Plano, east of Interstate 75 near E. Park Blvd, just North of Historic Downtown Plano.

Public Storage is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


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