RAMESH S. SUHAGIA, P.E.
- MS in Civil Engineering –
Transportation, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 1992
- MS, Civil Engineering –
Structural, L.D. Engineering College, Gujarat University, Ahmadabad, India 1990
- Professional Engineer (PE)
- Utility Manager License #UM001500
- Erosion Control Certification
- Construction Safety Training
- Real Estate Consultant
- Real Estate – Land Acquisition
- Trained in Software like CEAL,
CAICE, HCSS, ViewPoint, ComputerEase, ProEst, Primavera
Years of Experience
- Since 1986
As principal founder, Mr. Suhagia is responsible for overall operations management of CMES Inc. With over thirty (30) years of technical and managerial experience in the private and publics sectors, he is directly involved in implementing QA/QC programs for each and every job handled by CMES and is responsible for proper execution and timely completion of jobs. As a design engineer and computer programmer, he has worked on the design of infrastructures relating to highways and irrigation projects. He has also worked with TRW on various Olympic projects such as Intelligent Vehicle System (IVS), for traffic management during the 1996 Olympic rush. Further experience includes exploring project feasibility, conducting field surveys, as well as preparing designs, construction plans, and specifications.
As President of CMES Inc., Mr. Suhagia’s duties include joining in marketing efforts to locate, identify and analyze potentially profitable jobs in the market; prepare estimates and rank selected jobs to pursue; submit proposals and go through bidding and/or negotiation phases to win projects; put together a team; prepare operating budget; as well as schedule and execution plan for each job brought in. Execution plans are tailored to permit implementing effective quality control, job cost control, and schedule control systems. Mr. Suhagia’s success in completing a wide variety of construction projects within budget and on schedule has demonstrated effective personnel management in addition to budget and schedule control skills which contributed to the company’s growth. To keep a job on track throughout its duration, Mr. Suhagia conducts periodic QC and safety meetings, organize monthly progress review meetings and holds conflict management meetings as often as necessary.
During the span of operations, individual projects completed have ranged from tens of thousands dollars to over tens of millions.
Projects have been successfully completed on time and within budget by CMES, Inc. in the metro Atlanta area and surrounding counties.