Sun City Electric has been family owned and operated since 1959 by the Navarro family. Jose M. Navarro went to Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Illinois after leaving the Army, he later moved back to El Paso and started Sun City Electric Company Inc. in 1959. At the time Sun City Electric started, we were the 10th electrical contracting company to be licensed in El Paso.
In 1968, Jose M. Navarro was one of the founding contractor members of what is now known as the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) of El Paso. Mr. Navarro retired in 1988, at which time his son Jose Navarro became President and Richard Navarro became Vice President of the company. Richard Navarro retired in January 2017, we wish him well on his new journey.
In 2014, Fernando Reyes, who has been with us for more than 5 years competed and won the Wire Off Competition in El Paso and was recognized at the National Convention for his achievement.
Jose Navarro, the eldest son is the current President of Sun City Electric and served as President of the Board of Directors for the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) of El Paso for numerous years. He is a Master Electrician with nearly 50 years experience.
David Navarro is a Journeyman Electrician, who works out in the field and has nearly 40 years experience. Both brothers are licensed in Texas and New Mexico.
Continuing with the family tradition, Jose Navarro's wife and daughter also work for the company. His wife Leticia Navarro has been working with the company for more than 30 years as the Office Manager/Accounts Payable.
Their daughter Sara Navarro in 2011 received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Texas at El Paso and is now working as the Safety Director for the company. Along with working for the company, Sara volunteers her time for the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) National Association. She is involved with numerous committees and task force groups with in the National Organization including the Apprenticeship and Training Committee. She also now serves on the IEC of El Paso Board of Directors as the Vice President and Apprenticeship and Training Committee Chairperson. We are very proud of her and her representation of El Paso and Sun City Electric at the National level.
We at Sun City Electric are appreciative of our employees and the work ethic they have for the safety and service we strive to provide for our clients. Many of our employees have been with us for more than 10 years, two of which who have been with us for over 25 years. We as a company continue to educate and train our employees in our field of work. The industry is changing every day and it is important to keep up to date with all the new innovations that are being introduced.
Sun City Electric has proudly been members of the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) of El Paso for over 50 years, our employees have excelled through the Apprenticeship and Training program offered by the IEC. Having two employees compete and win the Annual Wire Off Competition in El Paso, and later going on to compete at the National Level. We are proud to recognize the great achievements of our employees.
In 2018, Sergio Blanco, who has been with us for nearly 5 years graduated from the IEC of El Paso Apprenticeship Program. We are very proud of his achievements.