Company Profile


Carnes Engineering, Inc. is a full service design build engineering company and operates exclusively in the state of Texas. Carnes Engineering offices are located east of Baytown in west Chambers County at 12605 I.H. 10 East on the  Texas Gulf Coast where most of our project development occurs.

CEI has evolved and developed over a period of more than 30 years’ with experience in providing multi-discipline engineering services to commercial, municipal, industrial, and residential clients. Our incumbent responsibility to maintain the highest ethical and professional standards in public and private projects has resulted in a high degree of respect by our business and professional associates. CEI’s experience is rooted in the design and management of horizontal and vertical projects. Our past involvement in many diverse projects gives us the experience to solve issues and create designs that accommodate our clients’ infrastructure needs as well as consultation and direction with office buildings, warehousing, and long term maintenance needs.

Our ability to provide quality engineering services is extended by our Design Build capabilities. Participation in both the design and construction phases of projects has created increased capabilities to anticipate and solve problems in the design phase and to respond timely to field modifications or adjustments during the construction phase of projects. Diversification allows us to effectively control projects as engineer and general contractor from commencement to completion.

CEI has been intimately involved with coastal construction since the early 1990’s and is qualified to provide  the structural design for buildings subjected to extreme winds and flooding.  Buildings  that are subjected to the hydrodynamic forces of flood waters in the v-zones along the coast and waterways are designed  in accordance with all applicable codes and governmental  regulations.

CEI offers inspection services for new construction including ,but not limited to, windstorm certifications, structural inspections , and site inspections. We also perform forensic inspection and analysis for post construction structures and facilities.

We provide services on small projects to resolve flood plain mitigation and conveyance issues created by in fill development, garage additions, building additions,  swimming pool installations, and new structures on building sites that encroach on the regulatory flood plain.