Hillis-Carnes Adds Branch Manager

Since joining Hillis-Carnes in 2003 as a Senior Engineer/Structural Steel Inspector and having over 14 years of industry experience, we are proud to announce the promotion of Parakrama (PK) Udugampola, PE to Branch Manager of our Chantilly, VA office.

PK has a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) and is also working towards his M.S. in Civil Engineering at John Hopkins University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Maryland and Virginia, as well as an AWS Certified Steel and Welding Inspector (CWI). Major areas of responsibility include extensive field experience in Construction Materials Testing and Inspections of soils, concrete, and asphalt, as well as inspections related to shallow and deep foundations, excavation support systems, and retaining walls. PK’s technical expertise also includes Geotechnical studies involving subsurface exploration, bearing capacity evaluation, infiltration testing, and miscellaneous soils studies to determine the suitability of soils for foundation support.

His educational background and extensive field/laboratory testing experience are part of what makes him an excellent manager. PK has always played a key role in the success of our Chantilly Branch and will continue to spearhead these efforts. Please join us in congratulating PK on this well-deserved promotion!