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 Roofing National Trade Manager; you're passionate about setting our overall strategy and implementation in order to optimize the performance of our roofing assets nationally. You take pride in partnering with Field Operations, vendors and lead project management of minor and major renovations. Your leadership, technical skills and high energy can do outlook gives you the edge in successfully managing your portfolio and executing company strategies. If this is you, you are the leader were looking for! Were Public Storage, established in 1972; today we have thousands of locations nationwide and are recognized as the leader in the self-storage industry!


  • Provide technical leadership in the management of Roofing Systems for our entire portfolio. 
  • Continue in the development of a comprehensive roofing program that will incorporate strategies that will extend the life of our roofing assets. 
  • Utilize data to monitor trends and provide analysis to eliminate/reduce roofing issues with a cradle to grave approach. 
  • Validate the need for major projects through field visits.
  • Development of specifications, details, scopes of work, budgets and oversight of design work which includes accurate code analysis.
  • Understand jurisdictional requirements and utilize expediting techniques for project approvals
  • Incorporate value engineering and identify any alternative options available for projects. 
  • Identification and qualification of vendors/consultants, negotiation of bids, and project management through to completion.
  • Scope, track and manage Roofing Projects
  • Develop and document processes and procedures for standardization. 
  • Develop and manage strategic relationships
  • Research, vet, recommend products, and specifications for our roofing systems (PVC, EPDM, Shingles, Metal, Coatings) utilizing our value model of quality and cost. 
  • Manage vendor performance, including execution, quality of work, and pricing.
  • Provide emergency 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.
  • Manage National roof Repair & Maintenance program.


  • 10+ Roofing experience including 5+ years consulting. 
  • Bachelors Degree in Construction, Engineering or related field is preferred; or equivalent direct experience.
  • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management.
  • Ability to read construction drawings and specifications.
  • Knowledge of various roof systems, materials, and construction process. Ability to inspect details and quality of installation. 
  • Understand budgeting and implications to projects. 
  • Demonstrate leadership with individuals at all levels including internal customers, vendors and manufacturers. 
  • Must be able to travel.

Additional Information


  • One of our values pillars is to work as One Team 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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