Jay Johnson is an owner and the COO of Lase Solar and is no stranger to the solar industry. Having spent 15 years as an installer, project manager, Vice President and COO of solar organizations, he was directly involved in installation and managing solar construction sites. He holds a NCCCO certification in crane operations, as well as, certifications in heavy equipment operation, rigging, OSHA 30, and CPR.
Jay has more than 10 years of construction management experience in the solar industry as well general construction. He believes in continuing education and has numerous college credits in computer science from Penn State and completed courses in construction from the Georgia College of Construction.
Before joining Lase Solar in 2017, Jay worked for 28 years for a diverse range of organizations, including various solar organizations, commercial roofing companies and building supply companies. Prior to his start in the solar industry, Jay spent 20 years as a crane operator, commercial roofing project manager and operations manager of a building supply company in New Jersey.
He enjoys rock climbing, hockey, and music.