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LJA Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned, multi-discipline, consulting engineering firm with full in-house capabilities to provide comprehensive professional engineering services to public and private sectors, locally and internationally. LJA has a 48-year history of providing professional engineering, planning, and surveying services. As employee-owners, LJA staff is highly motivated and committed to providing responsive, high-quality engineering services.

We feel we helped build Houston. Some of our projects include some of Texas' largest master-planned communities; regional and local flood control projects; urban, rural, highway, bridge, and roadway transportation projects; coastal/waterfront engineering and environmental projects; major water and wastewater facility design; as well as numerous land planning, landscape architecture, rail services, construction management and surveying projects.

We are headquartered in Houston with additional offices in East Houston, The Woodlands, Katy, Spring, Deer Park, Galveston, College Station, Beaumont, Austin, Cedar Park, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, McKinney, Plano and Jacksonville, Florida.

Purpose
At our core, LJA is comprised of our people and our culture. Our employee-owners work tirelessly to build LJA’s reputation of experts in our chosen disciplines and precision in our engineering solutions.
Vision
LJA is employee-owned with each staff member empowered to make key decisions while being vested in the success of the firm. Company ownership builds loyalty, motivates people to perform their best, and fosters an environment where employees and clients have mutual respect and interest in the successful outcome of each project.
Mission
To establish LJA in our chosen disciplines as the premier engineering firm in Texas by providing high quality, innovative, and cost-effective services to our clients. Our reputation is built upon a 48-year legacy of trust – among our staff and our clients – and this mutual trust continues to drive our commitment to deliver the best solutions to complex building and business challenges.
Additional Culture Details
From the beginning, LJA Engineering has believed in employee ownership. LJA is 100% employee owned, and all employees of LJA benefit from the Company’s growth and success through contributions to the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).
Values
Growth
We strive to provide a working environment that provides and promotes professional, personal and economic growth of our employees and encourages employee loyalty and teamwork.
Integrity
We will not compromise our honesty and integrity in our dealings with each other, our clients, or the communities we serve.
Quality
Our services will meet or exceed our clients’ expectations for quality, economy and timeliness, and will provide long-term benefits to the ultimate users.
Opportunity
We will provide equal opportunity to all our employees in order to develop to the fullest extent each individual’s capabilities.
Profitability
We recognize profitability and return to our shareholders is essential to our future success. (Please note: LJA is 100% employee-owned).
Ownership
Since the beginning we have believed in employee-ownership and are proud to be 100% employee-owned. The work we do and success we have is shared with our employee-owners.
Headquarters
HOUSTON, TX
Employees
1,060 US Employees
Industry
Engineering
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