About

Our Leadership

Jimmy McCord, President

Mr. Jim McCord is the President/Owner of McCord Engineering, Inc. (MEI).  Mr. McCord graduated with his Master of Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1971. While in graduate school, he served as a Graduate Assistant for Electric Power Institute of Texas.  Mr. McCord worked for Electric Power Engineers, Inc. from 1970-1985 where he served as a Staff Consulting Engineer and Vice-President.  He had the vision and started McCord Engineering, Inc. in January of 1985. He has played a leading role for Electric Distribution and Transmission projects that include Overhead to Underground Electric Line Conversions, Capital Improvement Plans, Master Planning and Studies, feasibility analyses, and new development for cooperatives and municipalities.

Mr. McCord is an avid supporter and follower of Texas A&M Aggie athletics and has served as a statistician for Aggie Basketball for thirty-seven years and Aggie Football for forty years. He is equally as passionate about agriculture; his devotion to ranching is evident through the success of his cattle operation, JM Cattle Company. Youth, as well as adults, from Brazos, Madison and Robertson Counties know Mr. McCord as an ardent supporter of local 4-H and FFA programs, in addition to school organizations and clubs; from youth livestock show sales to program fundraisers, he is always willing to lend a hand of support and guidance. He was a founding Director of both the Brazos County Exposition Center Board of Directors and the Brazos Valley Fair Board of Directors, and has been an integral part of the development, growth and success of the Expo Center as well as the Brazos Valley Fair.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1970
  • Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University 1971

License Status:

Professional Engineer – State of Texas #36899

Societies

  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Tau Beta Phi
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Eta Kappa Nu Association
  • National Cattleman’s Beef Association
  • Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
  • Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas

Rex Woods, Vice President

Mr. Rex Woods serves as the firm’s Vice President and has been performing electric system consulting engineering for over twenty-two years. He graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1992 and joined the team at McCord Engineering, Inc. in 1993. He has played a leading role for Electric Distribution and Transmission projects that include Overhead to Underground Electric Line Conversions, Capital Improvement Plans, Master Planning and Studies, feasibility analyses, and new development for cooperatives and municipalities. Project types include new electric power tie lines, power line reconductors, voltage conversions, streetlight designs, and electric powerline designs in new subdivisions.

In his spare time, Rex enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his children’s basketball and soccer teams, participating in Cross Fit workouts, attending his children’s athletic events and supporting Texas Aggie athletics.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1992

License Status:

Professional Engineer – State of Texas #87089

Technical Publications, Papers, Presentations:

  • Presented on “Distribution and Transmission Pole Design” at Texas Electric Cooperatives Engineering Conference, September 2012
  • Presented on “Arc Flash” at the MESA Conference, October 2013 and at the Texas Electric Power Conference, April 2014
  • Presented on “Current Options for Overhead Sectionalizing on Rural Electric Distribution Systems” at the Texas Electric Cooperatives Engineering Conference, September 2014
  • Presented on “Key Changes and Proposals for the 2017 National Electric Safety Code (NESC)”, September 2015

Officers

Julie Cerny, Secretary; Kathy Parker, Treasurer; Rex Woods, Vice President; Jimmy McCord, President.

Meet the Team


What Makes us Exceptional?

Innovation

We don’t just read up on the latest technology. We are creating it. See how we are lifting Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to new heights!


Lasting Partnerships

Working alongside utility companies for decades proves we are doing something right! Several of our clients have been with us for over 30 years.

Above and Beyond

Our commitment to excellence and focus on our clients motivates us to continually produce the highest quality of work.


Experience

30 years of business in a college town known for its engineers doesn’t happen by accident. Our experience has laid the groundwork for our becoming experts in our field.


Engineers


Experience you can count

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Years in Business

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Projects To Date

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OFFICE LOCATIONS

GEORGETOWN OFFICE

1915 S. Austin Avenue, Ste 112,
Georgetown, TX 78626
512.819.6841

COLLEGE STATION

(Headquarters)

916 Southwest Pkwy East,
College Station, TX 77840
979.764.8356

DENTON OFFICE

1421 N. Elm Street, Ste 101,
Denton, TX 76201
940.218.0600