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 after leaving the Army, he later came 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 members of what is now known as the Independent Electrical Contractors of El Paso (IEC). Mr. Navarro retired in 1988, at which time his son Jose Navarro became President and Richard Navarro became Vice President of the company.
Jose Navarro, the eldest son is the current President of Sun City Electric and past President of the Independent Electrical Contractors of El Paso (IEC). He is a Master Electrician with 44 years' experience. Richard Navarro, is the Vice President and our Thermo Imaging Thermographer. He is a Master Electrician with 39 years' experience and is a Level II Thermographer. He is also a past President, past Vice President and former Instructor of the Independent Electrical Contractors of El Paso. David Navarro is a Journeyman Electrician, who works out in the field and has 36 years' experience. All three 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 27 years as the Office Manager/Accounts Payable. Their daughter Sara Navarro received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and is now working as the Safety Director for the company.
Being proud members of the Independent Electrical Contractors of El Paso (IEC) for 47 years, our employees have excelled through the Apprenticeship program offered by the IEC. Having two employees compete and win in the Annual Wire Off Competition in El Paso, and later competing at the National Level. We are proud to recognize our dedication and gratitude to our employees. In 2007, Pedro Baca, who has been with us for 12 years competed and won the Wire Off Competition in El Paso and was recognized at the National Convention for his achievement. In 2014, Fernando Reyes, who has been with us for 3 years competed and won the Wire Off Competition in El Paso and was recognized at the National Convention for his achievement.