Job Description

Company Description

Public Storage is recognized as one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes and our employees have also voted us as a Great Place to Work, having Best Career Growth, ranked us in the Top 5% for Work Culture, and in the Top 10% for Diversity and Inclusion.

With more than 2,900 locations nationwide, Public Storage is the leader in the self-storage industry, and given our number of tenants, we may very well be the world's largest landlord. We've experienced unprecedented growth over the past four decades, and it's in no small part due to the dedicated team that has helped us become an S&P 500 industry leader, the country's largest real estate investment trust (REIT), and the most recognizable name in self-storage.


  • 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 I75 near E. Park Blvd, just North of Historic Downtown Plano. 

Job Description

We are looking for a Solar Operations Specialist to join our growing Energy & Renewables team. This person will join a growing team dedicated to renewable and sustainable initiatives across a large portfolio and footprint across the United States. They will be primarily responsible for supporting the ongoing success of our solar initiative, which includes monitoring hundreds of systems across the US to ensure optimal performance. The successful candidate will also support a variety of other energy data monitoring campaigns, strategic vendor relationships, and incentive programs in support of Public Storages overall strategic energy objectives. 
System Monitoring

  • Continually monitor the operating solar systems to ensure optimal performance 
  • Track actual solar production against expected production
  • Understand system alerts and performance issues while considering all factors including system issues and local environmental conditions
  • Route all necessary WOs to approved vendors to address system issues timely and manage through to successful resolution 
  • Work with approved solar vendors to understand installation and PTO schedules to ensure all new systems are actively registered and visible in our monitoring system at PTO
  • Work with the Energy and Finance teams to ensure data is accurate and provide regular executive reporting on system status
  • Work with the acquisitions team to understand properties with existing solar systems and engage preferred vendor to install any equipment necessary and manage through to full visibility in our monitoring platform.

Manage O&M/Cleaning Contracts

  • Oversee all ongoing O&M and cleaning contracts for the operating solar portfolio
  • Continually analyze O&M vendor capabilities in various markets and recommend local vendors where appropriate for long term O&M, annual inspections, and servicing


  • Awareness and intermediate understanding of the REC and incentive markets across the US
  • Register all properties with the relevant utility companies/AHJs once installations are generating power
  • Enter production data into AHJ/Utility portals at agreed intervals to register RECs
  • Track and monitor payments received REC sales, rebates, and other incentives

Community Solar

  • Lead ongoing coordination with active community solar contracts
  • Track and monitor payments received
  • Be a single point of contact for community solar vendors to coordinate site access. Route work orders as necessary to address issues that may be affecting community solar installations


  • Bachelors degree preferred with 3+ years of experience in renewable energy industry.
  • Experience with MS Office and strong Excel skills required.
  • Experience with forecasting, planning and data analysis. 
  • Possesses strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to multitask and operate in a dynamic & fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize on a continual basis.
  • Outstanding and proven ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Systems thinker with a high level of curiosity, excited to learn and keep up to date on renewable energy.
  • Self Motivated, positive, fun and winning attitude to get things done!

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Application Instructions

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