CES Consulting LLC, was formed in 2010 by its three principal members: Avtar Singh PE, PMP; Chowdhary Gondy, PMP, PSP; and Kumar Barakam.

We offer our services backed by our combined 54 years of Construction Engineering experience and professional education. Our team has managed and delivered numerous projects ranging from single season project to multi year projects on primary, secondary and interstate roadways. Our abilities and construction knowledge has been field tested and proven.

We are dedicated to forming lasting partnerships with our clients and pledge to deliver our services diligently and ethically.

Avtar has over 16 years of construction engineering experience working for VDOT, consulting engineering firms, and heavy civil construction contractors.

Prior to forming CES Consulting, Avtar was the Area Construction Engineer at VDOT.s Northern Virginia District for 6 years and was the responsible charge engineer on projects totaling over $230 million.

Working on behalf of VDOT over the last 13 years, in his roles as responsible charge engineer, project engineer and senior inspector, he has successfully delivered construction projects throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Avtar graduated with a B.Sc. (1992) and M. Sc. (1994) in Civil Engineering from Queen.s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. In 2007, Avtar earned his Master.s certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.

Avtar is a licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia and is also a Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Chowdhary has over 19 years of transportation construction work experience working for VDOT, Caltrans and consulting engineering firms.

Prior to forming CES Consulting, Chowdhary was the District Scheduling Engineer at VDOT.s Northern Virginia District for the past 6 years where he was responsible for schedule development (all phases), constructability and bidability reviews, and contract development for all transportation projects. As the District Scheduling Engineer, he developed VDOT.s guidelines manual for Contract Time Determination Report (CTDR, Highway Users Benefit . Road User Cost program and the real time NOI tracker. As the District Claims lead analyst, he has successfully represented VDOT in reviewing, analyzing and defending the department on multiple claims totally up to $20 million.

Working on behalf of VDOT during the last 15 years, in his roles as district scheduling engineer, project controls engineer, senior office engineer and senior inspector, he has successfully delivered construction projects in all facets and roles.

Chowdhary graduated with a B.Sc. (1988) and M. Sc. (1991) in Civil Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Chowdhary is a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute (PMI) and also a certified Planning and Scheduling Professional through American Association of Cost Engineers Institute (AACEI)

Kumar has over 18 years of extensive experience in transportation project construction engineering, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, contract development, constructability and bidabilty reviews, contract execution, training personnel and project closeout audits.

Prior to forming CES Consulting, Kumar was the Quality Assurance Manager for VDOT.s Northern Virginia District for the past five years where he was responsible for ensuring that VDOT.s quality assurance, PRKS and CQIP processes and programs were implemented on all construction, maintenance, operations and locally administered projects in the Northern Virginia District of VDOT.

Working on behalf of VDOT during the last 16 years, in his roles as QAT manager, construction manager, senior office engineer and senior inspector, he has successfully delivered numerous projects (exceeding CQIP and QA/QC goals) throughout the NOVA district.

Kumar graduated with a B.Sc. (1985) from SV University (India) and M. Sc. (1992) in Civil Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).