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

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a National Solar Asset Manager to be based out of our office in Plano, TX. This position will be responsible for supporting the asset management and O&M needs of our growing solar portfolio that is expected to grow to over 1000 installed systems by 2025. This role will report to the National Energy Asset Manager, and you will lead a team of Solar Operations Specialists. You'll also interact with other team members, including Finance, to establish the monthly, quarterly, and annual operating plan for Solar Asset Management and Solar O&M, and strategically manage the team to ensure the portfolio is meeting production targets. Were looking for an individual with solar asset management and O&M experience to build this relatively new business unit, and your role will be pivotal to Public Storages ongoing success, contributing to our sustainable growth strategy and the development of strategic plans for managing and improving renewable energy generation. We are looking for a high energy, can do individual that enjoys a fast pace and diverse workload in a dynamic environment!


  • Responsible for defining and managing the strategic process of identifying and tracking alerts and/or production performance issues vs expected. Fully understand variances and proactively develop correction plans to meet performance objectives.
  • Define and manage the process of handover from our field construction team. Commission and validate full visibility on the current monitoring platform (LOCUS).
  • Reconcile all expected production data in the monitoring platform is both accurate and aligned with underwriting assumptions and individual property contracts.
  • Onboard new solar systems onto the monitoring platform from acquisitions, redevelopments, and new build construction projects.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to improve and optimize generation performance.
  • Partner with Finance to track and report financial performance on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis and establish an ongoing forecast for the year.
  • Cultivate a high-performance team to support delivering the requirements of the business function with scalability.
  • Continuously research and explore best industry practices and new technology for monitoring and/or O&M, and recommend opportunities to improve efficiencies in productivity and operating margins of the business.
  • Coordinate with local Facilities Asset Managers around the company to help with understanding property level issues as necessary.
  • Manage ongoing O&M agreements and recommend local, regional, national O&M strategies based on market needs.
  • Prepare and provide performance data as necessary to satisfy sustainability reporting and the monetizing or RECs.
  • Participate in additional sustainability initiatives to help drive company strategic objectives.


  • 3+ years solar asset management experience managing systems across a large portfolio. 
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team.
  • Strong understanding of technical solar asset management.
  • Must possess strong finance skills, including budget development, ongoing project cost monitoring and large contract management.
  • Must have worked in a corporate environment and possess a customer centric attitude with the ability to collaborate, communicate and interact with various management levels within the organization. 
  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited 4-year university in related field, preferred
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Frequent travel may be required

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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