Welcome to EG&R Engineering, PC

EG&R Engineering is a client-centered professional engineering company dedicated to technical excellence, integrity, and innovation. It is our mission to incorporate these core values in meeting the needs of our clients. We strive to develop collaborative relationships with our clients and provide value-driven services focused on their goals and objectives.

EG&R is a multi-disciplinary engineering firm providing electrical, mechanical, geotechnical, and environmental engineering services for a variety of markets including government, utilities/power, waste to energy companies, transit agencies, manufacturing industries, pharmaceuticals, Architect/Engineering firms in addition to Architects, and various types of commercial clients. The firm also provides construction management and construction inspection services for projects in the fields listed previously. EG&R employs registered professional engineers (electrical, mechanical, and environmental/geotechnical), Licensed Professional Geologists, New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professionals, professional engineers, engineering designers, scientists, geologists, geophysicists, engineering CAD drafters, and field technicians. Our team brings their technical knowledge and expertise, drawing from their years of experience at various multinational engineering and consulting firms.

Our senior engineers and consultants have provided services to various private sector clients including chemical manufacturing companies, pharmaceutical companies, and utilities including power companies, refineries, waste management companies, financial institutions, and law firms. In addition, the senior professionals of the firm have also worked with various public sector firms including the U. S. Department of Defense, U. S. Department of Energy, U.S. EPA, and State, Municipal and City Governments.

EG&R Engineering, PC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a one hundred percent minority-owned and operated company we uphold a strong commitment to provide maximum employment opportunities for women and minorities.

Our Firm’s NAICS Codes include the following:

  • 541330 (Engineering)
  • 541620 (Environmental Consulting)
  • 541990 (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services)
  • 541690 (Other Scientific and Technical Consulting)
  • 541715 (Research and Development in Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences)
  • 561320 (Professional Staffing/Temporary Staffing)
  • 562910 (Environmental Remediation)
  • 561210 (Facility Support Services)

Our DUNS Number: 08-007-7148

Our CAGE Code: 7JL78



LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

US SBA 8(a) Certified

Minority- Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)

Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Small Business Enterprise (SBE)



OUR LEADERSHIP

Vinaya (Vin) Bhagavathula, P.E. – President and CEO, Principal and Director of Engineering

Vin Bhagavathula is a registered Professional Engineer with over 15 years of experience in the design, engineering and construction management of electrical projects. Vin was previously employed for ten years by Washington Group International/URS (now AECOM), one of the largest globally recognized engineering firms in the industry. Vin‘s electrical engineering experience primarily includes design of electrical distribution systems for several large scale power projects organized by utility companies such as Allegheny Energy, WE Energies (Wisconsin Electric), and Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

Vin is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Tennessee, and Kentucky. He has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in Power Systems from Drexel University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University.

Namita Bhagavathula, PMP,  Director of Operations and Project Management

Namita Bhagavathula has fifteen years of substation experience as an electrical engineer working at Con Edison and Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G). She has held roles in Project Management and Project Engineering, with typical project scopes include converting aging 26kV subtransmission infrastructure to 69kV, transmission corridor upgrades from 138kV to 230kV or 345kV, and storm hardening of substations. Namita would be involved in these efforts starting early on at the project development phase, with responsibilities including project scope development, risk analysis, cost estimating, and continuing on through detailed engineering, permitting, procurement, and construction. Currently Namita serves as the Project Manager and Lead Electrical Engineer for EG&R Engineering PC, working on engineering and design projects for varied public and private sector utility clients.

Namita is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), having earned her masters degree in Energy Management from New York Institute of Technology. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University.

V R Bhagavathula (B.V. Rao), Ph.D. P.G., LSRP – Director of Geo-Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering

Dr. Bhagavathula serves primarily as the Director of Geo-Environmental (including Geotechnical) Services for EG&R Engineering, PC. In the past 40 years, Dr. Rao  managed and directed over 400 major geo-environmental projects involving site remediation, geological and hydrogeological investigations, environmental compliance/permitting, and geotechnical investigations. He provided these services to a variety of clients including Federal, State and City Governments, manufacturing industries, utilities, pipeline companies, financial institutions, law firms, A-E and construction companies, and various commercial clients. Dr. Rao managed A-E/Design-Build/Construction contracts with U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S Army Corps of Engineers, National Guard, U.S. EPA, and U.S. DOT while employed with various A-E Firms.

Dr. Rao’s expertise includes environmental site assessments, soil and groundwater contamination studies (including remediation), human health risk assessments, groundwater flow and contaminant transport, clean up levels evaluations, design and implementation of remedial actions, environmental permitting and compliance (NEPA, SEQR, NPDES, RCRA, CERCLA, UST, OSHA, Coastal Zone Management), wetlands delineations/permitting, green infrastructure design, and environmental forensics.

Dr. Bhagavathula was previously employed by various engineering and consulting firms including Hydro-Search/ GeoTrans (now Tetra Tech), Woodward Clyde Consultants (now URS/AECOM), Geraghty & Miller (now Arcadis), and GZA Geoenvironmental, Inc., besides other regional A-E firms. He taught graduate courses in groundwater contamination at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Dr. Bhagavathula was a principal instructor for a number of short courses in groundwater contamination focusing on Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) contamination in groundwater.

Dr. Bhagavathula received a Ph. D degree in Geochemistry/Geology from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, in 1981. Later, he continued his post-doctoral studies in geology/geochemistry at University of Toronto (Canada) during the period 1982 through 1985. He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Geology (Geological Engineering and Hydrogeology) and a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Mathematics, Physics and Geology.

Dr. Bhagavathula is a registered Professional Geologist in several states and is a Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) in the State of New Jersey.