About

J. Morales, a certified minority and veteran-owned business, is well located in the southeast corridor of the Houston Metroplex. This location allows us to efficiently provide our services to the Houston/Galveston corridor.

All Your Needs Under One Roof

At J. Morales, our people are our strongest assets. They collaborate seamlessly across four disciplines of professional practice to provide creative solutions that will meet the deadline, design and budget goals specified by clients. Whether the need is for the specific services of one department or a turn-key solution, we at J. Morales will ensure that need is met. At J. Morales, we truly are a ‘One Stop Shop’, which proves to distinguish us from our competition. Our diverse team of professionals provides streamlined consulting services that include site analysis, feasibility studies, utility layout, drainage, site plans, building and foundation design, surveying services and construction management.

Challenging Projects Inspire Us

Some engineering companies shy away from challenging projects, but the professionals at J. Morales are inspired by them. At J. Morales, we have a reputation for recognizing the value and uniqueness of each project. We provide consulting services, study the land and help the client determine the highest and best use of their property. Our firm enjoys a reputation of successfully tackling a wide breadth of unique projects such as master-planned communities, roadways governed by multiple municipalities, industrial, specialized Oil and Gas, hotels, restaurants, retail centers, schools, churches, office and medical. Whatever your project, we can handle it.

Respecting Budgets Without Sacrificing Quality

We believe in value engineering. We rely on our staff of experienced professionals to specify durable yet aesthetically pleasing construction materials. This allows us to provide clients with the most value for every dollar spent and improves overall customer satisfaction. Because of our budget-conscious approach to each project, most of our work is with repeat clients. Our clients know they can depend on us to bring their project in on time and on budget, over and over again.

Historic Pasadena Post Office

RESTORATION EFFORTS UNDERWAY

OCTOBER 1, 2018 – J. Morales undertakes restoration and preservation of a Pasadena landmark.
With the purchase of the post office, designers begin planning for the next chapter of Pasadena’s history.

SEE THE GALLERY

JAVIER MORALES, PE, PMP

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas No. 110134
Certified Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute No. 1654330
Qualified Windstorm Inspector, Texas Department of Insurance No. 110134

Javier has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Houston. He is a Texas Registered Professional Engineer and a United States Coast Guard Veteran. He provides clients valuable expertise gained through a diverse background in the military, construction, structural engineering and project management. He began his career as a co-owner of a custom home construction firm that built approximately 100 single family homes. After receiving his degree in Engineering, Javier applied his experience in home construction to his work as a structural and windstorm engineer. He then diversified his experience by transitioning into the Oil and Gas industry, ultimately advancing in his career to a position of Operations Manager. Before branding his own company he had a successful record of overseeing the design, engineering, supply and fabrication of custom solutions for domestic and international projects valued up to $120MM. He has founded J. Morales as a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) with Historically Under-Utilized Business (HUB) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certifications. Outside the office, Javier is an avid traveler and a car enthusiast.

CATHLEEN HART, AIA, LEED AP, IIDA

Registered Architect, State of Texas No. 18685

Cathleen has a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University. She is a Texas Registered Architect with 35 years of architectural experience in a variety of project types. Her portfolio includes Office Buildings, Retail, Church Facilities, Computer and Science Labs, as well as Interior Space Planning for Medical, Corporate and Higher Education. Her portfolio includes industrial projects as well, these include Warehouses, Welding Schools as well as Hiring and Training Offices with Drug Testing Labs. Cathleen utilizes the principles of sustainable design to provide value to building owners while focusing on the safety, comfort and convenience for the occupants. She follows the projects from the original design concept through the completion of construction. She has been the recipient of three awards for Historic Rehabilitation. Outside the office, Cathleen enjoys flying with her husband in their single engine aircraft, tap dancing, choral singing and hand-bell ringing.

Mohammed Omar, RPLS

Registered Professional Land Surveyor, State of Texas No. 5915

Mohammed Omar has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Structural Analysis and Design from the University of Houston. He is a Texas Registered Professional Land Surveyor, Project Manager, and Flood Plain Manager. With over 40 years of professional experience, Mohammed has managed his own surveying company and he has acted as Project Manager on a variety of surveying projects both large and small. He is also pre-certified with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), where he served as Survey Project Manager for the TxDOT Houston District, playing a major role in the development of many of the state highways and thoroughfares we use today. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a high-integrity work ethic, a results-driven mentality, and a long-term commitment to company growth. Outside the office, Mohammed is the President of the Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico and Area Governor for Toast Masters.

Ramesh Hingoranee, PE

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas No. 72688

Ramesh earned his masters’ degree in Civil Engineering from Kansas State University. He is a Texas Licensed Professional Civil and Structural Engineer with over than 38 years of engineering project management and business development experience in the industrial, energy, infrastructure, telecom and power generation sectors. As our head engineer, he will supervise and coordinate all projects from beginning to end, define the project scope, set goals to be accomplished, maintain team focus, align project strategy, identify key drivers for promoting company growth, mitigate risks, and adhere to aggressive scheduling deadlines. Outside of work, Ramesh enjoys traveling and singing along to his favorite Bollywood tunes.