Senior Professionals

DMD Engineering and Testing, Inc.’s senior engineering professionals have provided consulting services on a number of successful projects throughout the Southeast. Our professionals have over 155 years of combined professional experience in geotechnical, environmental, structural, and civil engineering, as well as project management.

The basis of our success is our ability to produce reasonable findings and recommendations based on the application of our education, experience, and judgment.

Meet Our Team

Syd M. Mostajabi, P.E.

Principal Engineer

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Mr. Mostajabi has over 38 years of experience in geotechnical engineering, materials testing, and construction management. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Evansville, Indiana, and he regularly attends continuing education and professional development courses at the Georgia Institute of Technology in geotechnical and foundation engineering. His experience includes subsurface investigation, foundation studies, settlement and failure investigation, QA/QC inspections of shallow and deep foundations, and the design of Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls and Earth anchor tieback systems. Mr. Mostajabi has worked on some of the largest and most challenging projects in Atlanta’s history, namely the MARTA Transit System, in which he conducted testing, analysis, and approval of construction materials, Hartsfield International Airport, Georgia Dome, Fulton County Judicial Center, Gwinnett County Detention Center, Underground Atlanta, and Olympic Village. He is a registered professional engineer (P.E.) in Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina, and is highly experienced with materials testing, project management, and construction management. He has also provided expert witness testimony in geotechnical and structural engineering.

Dawson Gilmore, P.E.

Mr. Gilmore is a senior structural engineer and project manager with over 40 years of experience as a structural engineer. He graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1973. He began his career at the Lewis Hurd Engineering firm, where he designed bridges, dams, steel frames, reinforced concrete floors, drainage, and foundations. He has been a project engineer at two companies: Foster Wheeler Environmental Company and Fesco Inc., and has thus worked on projects for both the Corps of Engineers and the Georgia Underground Storage Program. He has been a project manager at three companies: Camp and Associates Inc., ERM-Southeast Inc., and the Planners and Engineers Collaborative in Atlanta. His vast experience enables him to approach almost any project using his background in structural and foundation engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia.

V. Michael Guobaitis, P.E.

Mr. Guobaitis is a senior civil engineer with over 10 years of experience. He received his Bachelor of Civil Engineering as well as his Masters in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He worked in the Road and Highway Division of the Parsons Corporation, where he focused his expertise on drainage design, inlet and culvert design, as well as erosion and water quality control. While there, he completed the entire erosion control plans for the Northwest Corridor, drainage for Goethals Bridge (NYC), signage, and lighting for a Virginian I-395 HOV Ramp, along with other projects. He gained further experience working for a firm in Virginia while preparing civil site plans and working on grading, utility design, drainage design, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, and general site development. More recently, he worked for the Infrastructure division of RS&H in Atlanta, where he specialized in roadway and drainage design. Over the years, he has gained considerable experience with software including AutoCAD, Microstation, Inroads, StormCAD, HydroCAD, Culvertmaster, Flowmaster, AGi32, as well as programming Microsoft Excel. He is a registered professional engineer (P.E.) in the State of Georgia.

Peter T. Kallay, P.E.

Mr. Kallay is a senior environmental engineer with over 30 years of experience in environmental practice. He received his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Florida International University and his Master of Science in Hydrology from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. His expertise includes underground storage tank closures and investigations, Phase I, II, and III environmental site assessments, corrective action plans, hazardous site investigations, soil and groundwater remediation, regulatory compliance, and asbestos and lead paint sampling and testing. As a lead project manager, Mr. Kallay prepared an Alabama Risk-Based Corrective Action study and report for a large gasoline release at a service station in an ancient karse formation located on a riverbank in a deep river valley in Birmingham, Alabama. He has extensive experience throughout Georgia and the Southeast and is a registered P.E. in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina and a professional geologist (P.G.) in Tennessee. Mr. Kallay is affiliated with the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Groundwater Association, the Atlanta Geological Society, and the American Institute of Professional Geologists.

Tony V. Szabo, P.E.

Mr. Szabo is a senior structural engineer with over 20 years of experience in structural engineering design and inspections. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Ohio State University. His design experience includes precast building components, structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, timber, building foundations, retaining walls, shoring systems, formwork, and review/production of AutoCAD details and shop drawings. He has extensive experience throughout Georgia and the Southeast and is a registered professional engineer (P.E.) in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Ohio.

Victor C. Jones, P.E.

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Mr. Jones is a senior consultant and project manager with over 30 years of experience.  He received his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clemson University in 1983 and his Masters of Engineering in environmental and water resources from the University of South Carolina in 1997.  In 2002, Mr. Jones received his MBA from Georgia State University.  His expertise includes site development, water resources, stormwater management, and environmental engineering. As a member of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals, Mr. Jones’s experience includes restorative and rehabilitation site work, stormwater control, site development, water quality improvement, traffic/septic issues, and redevelopment and revitalization of natural settings.  He is a registered professional engineer (P.E.) in the States of Georgia and South Carolina.