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Construction Engineering

Project Management

Construction Management


Mission Statement

"We Deliver More Than We Promise"

To satisfy our customers' needs by providing the highest quality, true value-added engineering, on time every time, at a reasonable cost, through our team of dedicated professionals demonstrating an honest team approach to excellence in all our endeavors.

Professional Capabilities

Covering the complete project: Civil/Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Project Management. Experienced engineers are registered in multiple states.
CV Engineering also has an international office in India.

Civil Engineering

  • Earthwork

  • Storm water

  • Site utilities

  • Facility layouts

  • Infrastructure planning

Site Development

  • Roadways

  • Landscaping

  • Parking lots

  • Railroad track


  • Caissons, piling, shoring, retaining walls

  • Water retaining structures

  • Utility tunnels

  • Building foundations

  • Equipment foundations

  • Vaults

Structural Engineering

  • 3D analysis

  • Dynamic analysis

  • Industrial Buildings

  • Platforms, equipment supports

  • Stacks

  • Transmission towers


  • Room layouts

  • Renovation/retrofit

  • Space planning, utilization

  • ADA, UFAS, building code compliance


  • Flow diagrams

  • P&I diagrams

  • Process instrumentation

  • Layout, sizing, specification, supports

  • Pipe stress analysis


  • Condition assessments & energy audits

  • Heat load analysis

  • Building ventilation design

  • Heating and cooling systems

Mechanical Engineering

  • Plant/facility layouts

  • Equipment design & specification

  • Industrial Water Systems

Electrical Engineering

  • Substation Design

  • Plant Power Distribution

  • Overhead Distribution Lines

  • Underground Duct Banks

  • Raceway Layouts

  • Raceway, Cable and Termination Schedules

  • Lighting Design

  • Grounding and Lightning Protection

  • Cathodic Protection

  • Smoke Alarms and Safety Systems

  • Short Circuit, Relay Coordination and Harmonic Analysis

  • Arc Flash Studies

Construction Management

  • Managing resources, Schedules, and Budgets

  • Procurement Assistance

  • Overseeing and Directing Construction Activities

  • Managing Contractors

  • Site Safety Control

  • Resource and Activity Planning

  • Quality Control

Project Management

  • Planning

  • Value Engineering

  • Managing Budget and Schedules

  • Project Communication Control

  • Project Scheduling

  • Risk Management

  • Project Reporting

  • Solution Driven Processes


  • Project Feasibility Studies

  • Strategic Assessment

  • Technical Evaluation

  • Budget Evaluation

  • FEED or FEL Studies

About Our Company

CV Engineering is a multi-disciplinary firm providing full-service engineering; Construction Management and Project Management services with a long history of successfully completing design projects for clients in private industry as well as government agencies.

CV Engineering design capabilities cover the full range of project requirements, including Civil/Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Project Management. The design staff have certifications, higher education, and experience to provide expertise across different types of projects. The engineers at CV Engineering hold professional registrations in many states, enabling CV Engineering to successfully carry out projects at locations throughout the United States of America.


CV Engineering also has an international office, CV Designers, located in India which gives the company a global presence for overseas projects.

CV Engineering has been doing business for over 26 year.

Our Recent
Projects and Clients

Deliver solid design experience. Provide proactive involvement throughout the project. Maintain client-centered quality assurance process. Develop strong relationships with clients

CV Engineering is currently working on construction engineering for proposed flat rolling facility situated on approx. 1200-acre greenfield site that will produce flat rolled products. This is a mega project where CV Engineering is providing comprehensive design and engineering services across multiple disciplines for the entire facility and its associated infrastructure and ancillary facilities. The 700k SFT Hot Mill Complex contains 2 each DC electric arc furnace; 2 each twin ladle metallurgical furnace; 2 each Pump degasser; one 3.6MPTY thin slab caster; Baghouse; endless mode Hot Strip Mill; 2 Coilers. The 1.6mn SFT Cold Mill Complex consists of PLTCM; Annealing Furnaces; Temper Mill; Construction Galv. Line; Automotive Galv. Line; Re-Coil Line; Automated Coil Storage & Shipping Facilities. Auxiliary and Ancillary facilities including  35kV Power Distribution; Power Distribution Equipment; Water Systems; Air Separation Plant; Compressed Air Plant.


Nucor Steel West Virginia

Flat Rolling Mill Facility Apple Grove, West Virginia

CV Engineering is currently involved as Engineer of Record for the latest state of the art 650,000 TPY Bar Mill facility situated on approx. 250 acres greenfield site. This project consists of the latest DC Electrical Arc Furnace; Ladle Metallurgical Furnace;  Caster; Rolling Mill; Bundling and Coilers. CV Engineering is providing complete engineering and design services across multi-disciplines for the entire facility including the Equipment operating platforms and steel structures; Foundations; Electrical; Piping and Underground Utilities. 


Micro Mill Facility Osceola, Arkansas

CV Engineering is the prime engineering company for this state of the art 3.2MTPY Flat Rolling Facility situated on a 1300-acre greenfield site that will produce high quality steels. This is a mega project where CV Engineering is providing comprehensive design and engineering services across all disciplines for the entire facility including associated infrastructure and ancillary facilities. The Hot Mill Complex contains electric arc furnace, ladle metallurgical furnace, RH degasser, thin slab caster, tunnel furnace, and hot rolling mill. The Cold Mill Complex houses continuous pickle line, tandem cold mill, continuous galvanizing lines, annealing furnaces, and skin pass mill, Reversing cold mill, Annealing and Coating Line, Coil Repair line and Coil Slitter and packing lines. The project is in varied stages of construction and commissioning.

Big River Steel

Mini Mill #1 Osceola, Arkansas

After the successful execution of 3.2MPTY Mini Mill (MM1), BRS (a US Steel Company) has started working on a new 3.6MPTY flat rolling facility (MM2) adjacent to the existing Mill (MM1). CV Engineering is the lead engineer for the new proposed mill working on Underground Utilities; Plant Power Distribution; Foundations; Structural; Electrical; Piping and HVAC design. Facilities include 1.6mn SFT Cold Mill Complex with a Pickling Line, Tandem Cold Mill; Pickle Galv. Line; Annealing Furnaces; Temper Mill; Galvanizing line; automated coil storage and shipping facilities.

Big River Steel

Mini Mill #2 Osceola, Arkansas

CV Engineering is the Engineer of Record for this 1.6MTPY Plate mill facility providing situated on a 1100-acre greenfield site that will produce high quality plate steel. CV Engineering is providing comprehensive design and engineering services across multi-disciplines for the entire facility including associated infrastructure and ancillary facilities. The 2 million SFT Mill Complex contains AC electric arc furnace; ladle metallurgical furnace; Pump degasser; Slab Caster; Baghouse; Slab Reheat furnace; Ingot Reheat Furnace; Roughing & Steckel Coiling Furnace Mill; Coiler; Hot Plate Leveler; Plate finishing lines; HT & LT Plate Annealing lines; Power Distribution; Water Systems; Air Separation Plant.

Nucor Steel Brandenburg

Plate Mill Facility Brandenburg, Kentucky

CV Engineering provided design and engineering services for the installation of a new EAF Steel Melt Shop on a brownfield site. The facility consisted of Electrical Arc Furnace, Vacuum Tank Degasser, Flux and Alloy Handling System, Gas Cleaning Plant, water system, and associated auxiliaries. This was the first electric arc furnace established by US Steel in any of its facilities.

CV Engineering’s scope included complete construction engineering for building and equipment foundations, mill building structural,  platform structures, process and utility piping, process electrical,  HVAC, Main Receiving Substation, auxiliary power distribution, and cooling water system.

US Steel Fairfield Works

Melt Shop Facility Fairfield, Alabama

CV Engineering has provided construction engineering services for the installation of a Merchant Bar Quality (MBQ) Mill for the production of merchant bar, light shapes, and structural angle and channel. The mill will have a capacity of 500,000 tons per year.

Design services provided by CV Engineering include site development, underground utilities, power distribution, building and equipment foundation, building utilities, miscellaneous steel structures, process piping, process electrics, and auxiliary equipment.

Nucor Steel Kankakee

MBQ Mill Bourbonnais, Illinois

CV Engineering provided construction engineering services for the installation of a state-of-the-art Gen3 Continuous Galvanizing Line for PRO-TEC in Leipsic, Ohio, adjacent to the existing galvanizing lines. The facility is a joint venture between US Steel and Kobe Steel of Japan.

The line is equipped with cutting edge heating and quenching capabilities to enable the production of high formability and ultra-high strength automotive steels.

CV Engineering has been involved on the project from budget preparation (FEL1 thru FEL3) and provided permitting assistance. Scope for construction engineering covered site development, underground utilities, power distribution, substation layout, building and equipment foundation, building utilities, miscellaneous steel structures, process piping, process electrics, fire protection system concept. specified auxiliary equipment, and power distribution equipment.

PRO-TEC Coating

Continuous Galvanizing Line #3 Leipsic, Ohio

CV Engineering provided construction engineering services for the installation of a silicon metals manufacturing facility on a 100-acre greenfield site in Burnsville, Mississippi. The plant is equipped with two 24MW submerged arc furnaces and associated casting, product handling, and auxiliary facilities. CV Engineering was involved in all design disciplines of the new facility including site work, civil/structural, mechanical and electrical. One unique aspect of this project involved integrated platform and building structures

Mississippi Silicon

Silicon Metals Plant Burnsville, Mississippi

CV Engineering was the prime engineering company for this Flat Rolling Facility. The facility is situated on a 1400-acre greenfield site and consists of Hot Mill Complex and Cold Mill Complex. The facility included 2-electric arc furnaces, 2-ladle metallurgical furnaces, 2-vacuum tank degassers, 2-thin slab casters, tunnel furnaces, hot rolling mill, continuous pickle line, tandem cold mill, push-pull pickle line, construction and auto galvanizing lines, annealing furnaces, and temper mill. Project included all aspects of the mill across multi-disciplines. Particular features included extensive site work and railroad track work along with design of the water system.

Severstal Columbus (now SDI Columbus)

Flat Rolling Facility Columbus, Mississippi

Recent Client List

Our Leadership

Kristopher Mott

Designer/Project Coordinator

Mr. Mott has over 15 years of experience in engineering and project management, with much of his career concentrated on Mechanical and Piping Design. His experience includes mechanical layout and design for multiple combined-cycle and solar power plants, design, and project coordination of natural gas compression facilities, as well as mechanical design and project coordination of steel mill facilities. While his background is heavily Mechanical, he has experience in all disciplines including multiple field assignments throughout his career. Mr. Mott also has significant experience writing Mechanical specifications, reviewing bids, providing estimates, scheduling, and budgeting.

Mr. Mott has an Associate’s degree in Architectural Computer-Aided Drafting and Design.

Rohit Bhimanathi

Project Engineer – Mechanical

Mr. Rohit Bhimanathi has over 12 Years of experience in Mechanical/Piping Design Engineering and Project coordination. His experience includes project coordination on all aspects of Steel Mill projects. Starting with water systems design, Site Development, Mill Buildings, Foundations, Piping, and electrical areas. He is well versed in communicating with Clients, Equipment Suppliers, Vendors and Construction contractors.

Mr. Bhimanathi has coordinated several CV Engineering projects such as SeverStal (now SDI), Columbus, Mississippi; Big River Steel, Osceola, Arkansas, Flat Rolling Facility Phase 1 and Phase 2; Blue Oak Arkansas, Osceola, Arkansas, Electronic Recycling Plant; Nucor Steel Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, Merchant Bar Quality Mill; Nucor Steel Kingman, Kingman, Arizona, Melt Shop Restart Study; Nucor Steel Gallatin Mill Expansion Project, Gallatin, Kentucky; and ThyssenKrupp Stainless Steel (Outokumpu Steel) Calvert, Alabama.

Mr. Bhimanathi holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Thomas F. Schumacher, P.E.

Mechanical Engineer – Water Systems

Mr. Schumacher has 48 years’ experience in Industrial Water, Wastewater, Cooling and Process Water Systems Design. Over the years Mr. Schumacher has Design Group Personnel Management, Proposal Preparation and Budget Management, Site Survey and Background Collection/Assessment, Development of P&IDs, Specification Development, Final responsibility of all Facilities Layout and Design, In-house Coordination of all Design Disciplines, Facilities Start- up, Project Management, P&IDs and Process Mechanical Layout and Design, and Interface with Clients. On Design/Build projects Equipment Purchasing and Expediting was also included. Projects included both Industrial and Municipal.

Mr. Schumacher has a Bachelor of Science in Water Resource Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and has graduate credits in Environment Engineering. He has a Pennsylvania, Sanitary/Environmental license.

Bob Whitacre

Manager – Design and Drafting

Mr. Whiteacre has over 48 years of experience in design engineering, architecture, and site development. His experience includes topographical mapping, modifications to existing buildings, design of new buildings and foundations, retaining walls, storm water management, erosion control measures, culverts, roads and track work, and steel detailing. He is extensively involved in site layouts, building layouts, and made design and detail drawings for foundations, structures, as well as preparing room finish schedules, door schedules, and other architectural details. On several occasions Mr. Whiteacre has been involved in on-site field engineering, project management, construction monitoring, and coordination, including taking field

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measurements, field inspections, assessing conditions, and cataloguing improvements. He is very knowledgeable in areas of federal ADA/UFAS compliance and renovations and involved in inspection of government housing facilities for upgrades and code compliances. He has worked on several United States Steel site projects, Big River Steel (Steel Dynamics), and several Nucor Steel project latest being Kankakee and Brandenburg. He studied Civil Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh.

Narender Akubathini, P.E.

Chief Structural Engineer

Mr. Akubathini is a Registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience in Civil/Structural Engineering and Project Management areas. Experience includes analysis and design of new and existing steel and concrete structures, estimating, proposal preparation, scheduling, design coordination, supervision, and monitoring. Experience includes building framing, connection designs, building foundation designs, equipment foundations for process lines, melt shops, casting facilities, and rolling mills, design of platform steel structures and equipment supports, towers, water tanks, and crane runway systems for light and heavy industrial buildings. Also knowledgeable in the areas of storm water drainage and site development. Also performed feasibility studies, prepared estimates, managed projects and supervised teams of designers and engineers. Experience includes the areas of hot and cold mills, flat rolled mills, and public housing. In addition to project engineering and management, also managed company's human resources and finances.

Mr. Akubathini has master’s degrees in Structural Engineering and in Business Administration. He is well versed in Computer Software - STAAD. He is a registered Professional Engineer in several states i.e., Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Arkansas, Mississippi, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania. Mr. Akubathini is a member of AISC, ASCE, NSPE, and ASHE.

Sravani Balla

Electrical Department Coordinator

Ms. Balla has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 4 years of experience in Electrical Design and Coordination. She has good experience in Design & Engineering of different Electrical Packages like Single Line Diagrams, Embedded Conduits, Grounding, Lighting, Cable Trays, and Raceway Schedules.

MS. Balla has worked on the Electrical Design of several steel mill facilities including Nucor Steel, Kankakee, IL - Continuous Casting Facility; Nucor Steel, Brandenburg, KY – Plate Mill Facility; Big River Steel, Osceola, AR – Tunnel Furnace.

Jack Caldart

Assistant Mechanical Department Manager

Mr. Caldart has over 45 years of experience in piping engineering and department management. His experience includes engineering management, piping layouts, construction engineering, piping construction estimates, pipe sizing, specifications, installation, along with equipment sizing and instrument selection in the heavy metals industry, chemical industry and manufacturing. He has extensive experience in integrated steel mills, mini-mills, aluminum, and locomotive engine industries along with designing natural gas transmission piping. His experience includes HVAC design and equipment selection for transformer and electrical rooms. His experience includes solving various field piping issues during and after installation and developing solutions for existing process issues. He is hands-on in the design and familiar with the parts of the entire project pertaining to civil structural, and electrical. He works and communicates well with other disciplines of the project. Mr. Caldart is familiar with contacting and requesting vendor information. He is familiar with ASME, ASTM, NFPA, and ASHRAE codes and has over two years

of mechanical engineering credits.

Priyanka Das

Mechanical Department Manager

Ms. Das has 15 years of experience in mechanical, piping, & HVAC design. She has experience in Coordination, Management, Engineering, designing & drafting. Ms. Das has been Involved in detailed piping for cooling water, wastewater, fire protection, hydraulic, steam, oil and grease lubrication, compressed air, natural gas, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, and potable water supply systems. And provided all necessary information and drawings required for construction.

Duties included monitoring progress, review vendor information, provide technical & design guidance to the designers, sizing pumps, equipment layout drawings, providing piping & valves material specification with applicable codes, bill of materials, support design, pipe sizing, routing & checking, and designing flow diagrams. Coordinating with other departments for interferences. Heat loss & cooling load calculations for steel mill electrical, pulpit, locker rooms & administrative buildings. And ventilation calculations for transformer rooms. Sizing HVAC units. And approving Vendor HVAC equipment drawings.

Ms. Das has performed work for several steel mill facilities including Nucor steel, Brandenburg, KY – Plate Mill Facility; Nucor Steel, Kankakee, IL – Continuous Casting Facility and their Bar Mill Facility; Nucor Steel, Gallatin, KY – Pickling & Galvanizing Facility; Big River Steel, Osceola, AR – Flat Rolling Facility and their Phase 2 Cold Mill Facility; and US Steel, Fair Field, AL – Melt Shop Facility.

Ms. Das has degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Aided Design and Civil Engineering.

Paul M. Kavsak, P.E.

Civil/Structural Department Manager

Mr. Kavsak has 40 years’ experience in Civil/Structural design, engineering, and management. While with CVE he has been involved with several of the leading names in the Steel Industry including Big River Steel, Steel Dynamics, United States Steel, Pro-Tec, Liberty Steel LaPlace, JSW, NUCOR Steel and Timken Steel. Recent projects are the USS - Fairfield Works Electric Arc Furnace restart program, The USS/PRO TEK/KobeSteel Continuous Galvanizing Line, The Nucor Steel Kankakee MBQ Mill, and Continuous Caster and Stirring Station with Alloy Handling System addition, and the Nucor Brandenburg Plate Mill.

Mr. Kavsak has also extensive service in pulp and paper, printing, manufacturing industries while serving as the Chief Civil Structural Engineer and Vice President of a southeastern Multi- disciplined Consulting Engineering firm. Responsibilities included project development, scope, schedules and budget, scheduling resources for all aspects of engineering design – field surveys, investigations, design, and CAD work; and coordination his departments efforts with the mechanical and electrical departments and any consultants that they were working with.

Mr. Kavsak has also worked with municipalities and state dots for bridge, highways and street and utilities improvements/design projects. Mr. Kavsak has also worked with the US Army corps of Engineers, the Marines, The Air Force and Navy located in Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina.

Mr. Kavsak has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Penn State in Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology. He is a registered Professional Engineer in six states: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, California, and Alabama.

Sharat Gottumukkala

Executive Vice President of Operations

Mr. Gottumukkala has over 15 years of experience in engineering and project management. His experience includes engineering management, construction engineering, plant layouts, proposals, proposal evaluations, estimates in the heavy metals industry. He has extensive experience in mini mills. Mr. Gottumukkala also has in-depth experience in receiving substations, primary substations, distribution substations, substation layouts and design, safety systems, lighting, and design of conduit systems, and power distribution. He is a hands-on project manager, supplying clients with monitoring engineering progress, and value-added solutions for field problems. Mr. Gottumukkala is also familiar with coordinating with the client; writing general specifications; preparing bid documents; evaluating bids; and preparing estimates. He has a degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering and is a member of AIST, IEEE and PMI.

Kalyan Sennerikuppam


Mr. Kalyan Sennerikuppam has over 25 years of experience in project management, technology, and staffing. Kalyan’s experience includes project management, project planning, proposal evaluations, estimation, and installation coordination. He is a hands-on project manager, focusing on project deliverables and resource management. Kalyan’s focus includes supplying clients with current drawing lists, monitoring engineering progress, evaluating vendor information, coordinating with field personnel, writing general specifications, preparing bid documents, and preparing estimates. He has a degree in Aerospace Engineering and is a member of AIST, AISE, and IEEE.

Contact Us

CV Designers India Pvt. Ltd.

+91(40) 2411 0777


3rd Floor, Krishna Sai Arcade, Plot No. 3 Sri Venkateshwara Colony, Saroor NagarHyderabad-500035Telangana, India

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