Yes, people work at elevator companies. We do cool stuff!

This isn’t me. It’s one of the modernization mechanics I manage standing next to an original Otis 70T machine at 255 California, San Francisco.

I remember when I first moved to San Francisco and told somebody I work at Otis Elevator Company. “An elevator company? I didn’t realize anybody actually works at those.” It was a humbling response, but at least I avoided having to fake a laugh at the “I heard the industry has its ups and downs” joke.

People work at elevator companies! And I’ve been fortunate to be a part of the oldest one for a little over 6 years. If you still don’t believe me, check out some of the content below for an idea of what I do as…

Hassan Saad

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store