Ted Smith

Director of Education and Loss Prevention

About Ted Smith

With more than 30 years of hands-on experience in all aspects of electrical contracting and operational management, his responsibilities include contract reviews and negotiations, labor relations, and legal dispute resolution. Recognizing that renewable energy must consider both initial and operational costs, Ted has been instrumental in using E Light’s prefabrication and Lean Construction practices to maximize the impact of each client’s financial investment.

Ted’s roots in electrical contracting extend back to the age of 10, when he started working with his electrician father. His professional experience has included project oversight in both the field and the office for a wide range of commercial construction projects. His certifications include Master Electrician, NCCER Master Trainer, OSHA Outreach Instructor, Lean Construction Coach, Electrical Safety Trainer, and a certification in legal case management.