About Us

JAX Engineering is a solutions-oriented civil engineering and construction management services firm rooted in responsiveness, integrity and dependability. Owned and operated by Jack A. Otteson, PE, a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and Disabled Service Veteran, JAX is focused on owners’ needs and provides quality work and responsive client service. Our diverse experience includes federal, municipal, and private sector projects throughout the world.

The professionals at JAX enjoy an exceptional reputation in the civil engineering and construction industry due to their track record of highly successful projects. Our clients know they can count on JAX to deliver their projects on time, within their budgets, and in compliance with their demanding standards of quality and cost-effectiveness.

Our philosophy during design is to be responsive, dependable, competent and honest. Our philosophy during construction is to protect the interests of the owner in terms of schedule, budget and quality.


Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
JAX Engineering is verified and certified as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
Persons with Disabilities Business Enterprise
JAX Engineering is a certified Persons with Disabilities Business Enterprise (PDBE) by the City of Houston.
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Pre-Certified
  • 4.1.1 Minor Roadway Design
  • 7.2.1 Highway-Rail Grade Crossings Studies
  • 10.1.1 Hydrologic Studies