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.

President – Professional Engineer, Project Management Professional

Javier received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Houston and he is a proud United States Coast Guard veteran who incorporates the tenents of service, dedication, and teamwork into his business culture. 

He began his career as the co-owner of a custom home construction firm which built approximately 100 single family homes. After receiving his degree in civil engineering and becoming a Professional Engineer, Javier applied his experience in home construction to work as a structural and windstorm engineer. 

Later he transitioned into Houston’s oil and gas industry where, as an Operations Manager, he successfully oversaw the design, engineering, supply and fabrication of custom solutions for domestic and international projects valued up to $120MM. 

Javier founded J. Morales Civil Engineering as a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) with Historically Under-Utilized Business (HUB) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certifications and proudly reflects the diversity of Houston in his company. Outside the office, Javier is a proud father, an avid traveler, and a car enthusiast.

Licenses and Credentials:

-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

Cathleen Hart – Chief Architect

Cathleen has a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University and is a Texas Registered Architect with 35 years of architectural experience in a variety of project types. Her portfolio includes office buildings, retail spaces, church facilities, computer and science labs, and interior space planning for medical, corporate and higher education entities.

Cathleen utilizes the principles of sustainable design to provide safety, comfort, and convenience to the end users of her projects. She follows each project from the original design concept through the completion of construction. Furthermore, 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.

Licenses and Credentials:

-Registered Architect, State of Texas No. 18685

Allen Munz – Lead Land Surveyor

Allen Munz is a Texas Registered Professional Land Surveyor and a United States Marine Corp Veteran. Allen has over 60 years of experience in all aspects of surveying and is prominent in the surrounding areas for his extensive and unique perspectives. 

His long standing and tight knit relationships with local area jurisdictions facilitate a seamless working process. He has handled all aspects of project management for many complex surveying and platting projects while maintaining budgets, respecting deadlines, and ensuring accuracy. He understands the importance of producing quality products with honesty and integrity; something he has committed himself to do throughout his career. When not at work, Allen enjoys attending church, a good round of golf, and above all spending time with Betty, his wife of 60 years.

Licenses and Credentials:

Registered Professional Land Surveyor, State of Texas No. 1855