Jesse Elliott has over 33 years of experience in the construction trades starting at at age 13 painting houses and building their own home with his father from ground break to finish. He was a commercial/industrial electrician in the San Francisco Bay Area for a few years before he went back to college to earn his Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from CSU Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. After graduating from Cal Poly, he spent 17 years building one of the largest and most trusted Solar PV & Storage companies in the US setting industry leading standards that are still used today. This experience specific to residential, commercial, and utility-scale solar PV system Engineering, Construction, and Service/O&M gave Jesse the opportunity to oversee the installation of ~840 commercial and 10,000+ residential solar projects across the US from Hawaii to the East Coast.
Jesse was responsible for the creation of his prior employer's Corporate Safety & Health Plan which won a Gold Gate Award from Cal OSHA. He developed and implemented a Site Specific Quality, Testing, & Commissioning Plan that ensured systems were installed the utmost scrutiny of quality assurance & control.