Solar Energy Fields (SEF) is unique as a SB/DVBE/SDVOSB/SBE/DBE in that its Principals possess comprehensive Design, Program Management, Construction Management, and General Contracting experience.
SEF's President, Ned J. Araújo, a California Registered Civil Engineer with over 25 years of experience in the construction industry along with Vice-President Tim Nelson, a California General Building Contractor with over 30 years of experience, provide applied Construction Knowledge and extensive Field Experience. With real-world construction knowledge and field experience, SEF is well qualified to properly design, budget, schedule, and construct your project.
As a Civil Task Leader and Project Manager, Ned Araújo has provided hands-on design and supervision of plan preparation, high-quality assurance, complex problem resolution, value engineering, client management, budget/schedule management, and supervision of processing through governing agencies for very large projects.
Since 2008, Ned Araújo has been working towards a successful development of the Solar Energy Field's solar power plants by acquiring properties and coordinating with SCE, County, Local Community, and numerous other Agencies. Ned Araújo has personally designed the Civil portion of the projects and will continue to provide these and other professional services, including establishing policies and supporting the vision of the company as founder and owner of Solar Energy Fields, Inc.
Starting as a tradesman, Tim Nelson expanded his management experience as a Superintendent, Project Manager, and Construction Manager for major Contracting or Construction Management Companies including Koll Construction, Sundt Southern California, and Focus/LandTek on projects with budgets in excess of $300,000,000. For a number of years he has provided Independent Consulting Services to Owner/Developers on a broad range of Commercial and Residential projects in both the Public and Private sectors. Tim Nelson’s special expertise includes Operations Management, Construction Processes and Procedures, and Field Management.
In addition to our on-staff Specialists, SEF engages the services of a broad, but select group of Consultants. By incorporating consultant services into its management program, SEF is able to design and provide a management program and protocol that meets the specific needs and requirements of virtually any project.
Our Pledge to You: We will save you money by reducing project risk, contention and conflict, and by increasing synchrony and efficiency on your Project.