we connect people to affordable and cleaner sources of power

At photonworks we provide the highest quality products and best customer experience possible so our all clients become part of our family and promote PWE services.

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Meet the photonworks Team


Tim Johnsson


Tim Johnsson founded PhotonWorks Engineering in 2003. PhotonWorks rooftop photovoltaic trellises can be seen at Tim’s Punchbowl multi-family project, the Zeroplex, which is the first multi-family LEED Platinum project in the state. Tim Johnsson was the recipient of the ABC 2010 Excellence in Construction Award for Multi-family developments.

Paul Orem

Chief Executive Officer

PhotonWorks Engineering RME Paul is a licensed Journeyman Electrician, General and Electrical Contractor. Paul brings 25 years of contracting experience to execute Photonworks Engineering projects. He has managed Thousands of construction projects in the State of Hawaii. Paul’s own home is the epitome of a high efficiency net zero future, demonstrating his commitment to forward thinking designs.

Randall Bricker

Chief Operations Officer

Twenty-eight years of progressive experience in all phases of the development process and engineering profession including; project management, client relations, proposals, negotiations & contracts, procurement & invoicing, staffing & staff management, lead designer, inspector and manager for various federal, state, commercial and residential projects, provided surveying, engineering, construction & management services to both private and government sectors.

Our team has been serving Hawaii for over 18 Years


We Are Hiring!

We’re looking for ambitious, talented, and motivated people to join our team. Learn more about the exciting positions available.

Are you tired of paying too much for your energy costs?

We hear you.  At photonworks, we connect people with affordable and cleaner sources of power.  We design beautifully integrated systems that create energy autonomy for your home or business.