Leadership Spotlight with Chris Kehl: Vice President and Principal Engineer

We recently spoke with Chris Kehl to learn more about his new role as Vice President and Principal Engineer. We asked him about his background, what he enjoys about working at Braun Intertec in his new role, and his advice for those just starting their career. What is your current role at Braun Intertec? In addition to serving clients by running and reviewing geotechnical engineering and construction testing projects, my internal responsibilities include being the Technical Practice Leader for construction materials testing, and I also have operational responsibilities for the Twin Cities construction materials testing group. What is your professional...

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Meet the Team: Wichita Falls Office Spotlight

About Our Team Home to a tight-knit group of employee-owners, our Wichita Falls, Texas office currently provides geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and asphalt services to clients in West Texas as well as Oklahoma. We sat down with the Wichita Falls Operations Supervisor, Boyd Branch, to discuss what services and expertise our Wichita Falls office can provide to clients, what sets the team apart from other engineering and testing firms in the area, and our involvement in the community. What range of services are currently offered? We can provide our clients with a variety of services, but our main three...

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Leadership Spotlight with Sean Swartz: Senior Vice President, Upper Midwest Engineering and Testing

We recently spoke with Sean Swartz to learn more about his new role as Senior Vice President and leader of our Upper Midwest Engineering and Testing group. We asked him about his background, what he enjoys about working at Braun Intertec and his new role, and his advice for those just starting their career. What is your current role at Braun Intertec? I lead our Upper Midwest Engineering and Testing Group, which provides geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing services from our Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin offices. I work closely with Ryan Venable, Senior Vice President for our South Central Engineering...

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Leadership Spotlight with Ryan Venable: Senior Vice President, South Central Engineering and Testing

Ryan Venable (on right) with fellow Braun Intertec employee-owners. Ryan Venable: Senior Vice President, South Central Engineering and Testing We recently spoke with Ryan Venable to learn more about his new role as Senior Vice President and leader of our South Central Engineering and Testing group. We asked him about his background, what he enjoys about working at Braun Intertec and his new role, and his advice for those just starting their career. What is your current role at Braun Intertec? I lead the South Central Engineering and Testing group. The Engineering and Testing division is spread across two geographic...

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Meet Our Geotechnical Engineers and Construction Materials Testing Consultants in Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont, Texas

About Our Team Strategically located along the Gulf Coast, the Braun Intertec Beaumont, Texas office houses 51 geotechnical engineers, construction materials testing technicians, environmental scientists and drillers. Many of the office leadership and senior technicians have worked together for the better part of 20 years and have built our Beaumont office from the ground up. We spoke with Bryan Landers, area leader of the Beaumont office to learn more about what makes his team special, the services they offer and what he sees on the horizon for Braun Intertec. What makes the Beaumont region unique?For starters, it would be the...

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Meet the Team: La Porte Office Spotlight

About Our Team Home to more than 30 engineers, technicians and scientists, our La Porte, Texas office first opened in May 2019, and currently provides geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and nondestructive examination services. We sat down with the La Porte Operations Manager, Kevin Williams, to discuss what services and expertise our La Porte office can provide to clients on the Gulf Coast, what sets the team apart from other engineering firms in the area, and our involvement in the community.  Why did we open an office in this area?La Porte is located in the center of the oil and...

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Meet the Team: Tyler Office Spotlight

Who We Are The Braun Intertec office in Tyler, Texas is home to over 20 of our dedicated employee-owners who are eager to serve their clients in a variety of market sectors. Our Tyler office is supported by a nationwide network of employees and resources and currently offers a wide range of professional consulting services which include: Construction Materials TestingMaterials LaboratoryEnvironmental ConsultingGeotechnical Engineering Our talented team in Tyler is part of a greater network in North Texas and has a deep understanding of client’s needs in the area. This expertise allows us to work in a variety of market sectors...

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Employee-Owner Spotlight: Meet Kevin Nicoletta

Kevin Nicoletta: Dallas Project Engineer Kevin Nicoletta is a project engineer who works out of our office in Dallas, Texas. We sat down with him for a conversation to learn more about his background, professional role and path to becoming a Braun Intertec employee. What is your role at Braun Intertec and what do you specialize in? I’m a project engineer and construction materials testing (CMT) project manager. I handle the day to day operations with CMT projects as well as some geotechnical report work. I also do some work on proposals and a bit of business development, but I...

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Braun Intertec Attends Texas City ISD Groundbreaking Ceremonies

Texas City ISD groundbreaking ceremony

On Monday, July 29th, a few of our team members joined Texas City Independent School District for groundbreaking ceremonies on the sites of three future elementary schools: Guajardo Elementary School, Simms Elementary School and Hayley Elementary School. In 2018 Texas City ISD voters approved a $136.1 million school bond referendum to rebuild four schools within the district. These new schools will bring much needed improvements for the district and the local community, which was affected by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and required many students and teachers to relocate to temporary facilities.  The Texas City ISD groundbreaking ceremonies kicked off construction...

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Meet the Team: Houston Office Spotlight

Who We Are Braun Intertec introduced itself in Houston, Texas in 2017 and has rapidly grown to offer a wide range of professional services and industry expertise. With the support of our nationwide employee network and technical resources, we provide professional consulting services which include: Geotechnical EngineeringConstruction Materials Testing and InspectionsEnvironmental ConsultingBuilding and Structure Sciences Consulting Services Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States, with a population of more than 4.5 million throughout the greater Houston area. Due to its massive size and rapid growth, the city has a great need for infrastructure development and construction of...

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