Trent Whitley, PE Joins Braun Intertec Engineering and Testing Team in Sulphur, Louisiana

Trent Whitley, PE Braun Intertec, an engineering, consulting, and testing firm with more than 35 offices in seven states, is pleased to announce Trent Whitley, PE has joined the Braun Intertec team in our Sulphur, La. office. Whitley will lead the geotechnical engineering team in the company’s Sulphur, La. and Beaumont, Texas locations. “We are pleased to welcome Trent to our team of employee-owners at Braun Intertec,” said Jon Carlson, Braun Intertec CEO. “He is a skilled engineer who excels at building client relationships and will be an asset to our team as we continue to expand in the Gulf...

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Employee-Owner Spotlight: Alex Brochard, PE, Operations Manager, Lafayette, Louisiana

We recently met with operations manager, Alex Brochard, to discuss his background and his experience working on our Lafayette, Louisiana team.   Tell us a little bit about your background.After completing my Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in December 2008, I hit the ground immediately in the field of geotechnical engineering. My initial experience included construction materials testing (CMT), field logging, cone penetration testing, instrumentation monitoring; with gradual exposure to geotechnical engineering and report preparation. In December 2012, I became a licensed PE in Louisiana and have been involved with various industrial,...

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Employee Owner Spotlight: Brady Turk, Senior Scientist, Baton Rouge, LA

We recently met with Brady Turk, a senior scientist out of our new Baton Rouge (Gonzalez), Louisiana location, to learn more about his background and expertise in environmental consulting. Tell us a little bit about your background.Well to start, I'm a veteran! I joined the military when I was in high school and graduated first in my military class as a Desert Storm veteran. I was part of the U.S. Army National Guard combat engineering battalion. I became interested in environmental consulting after being a Criminal Investigator for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ). Working for LDEQ afforded me...

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Braun Intertec Office Spotlight: Baton Rouge, LA

One of the newest Braun Intertec office locations is Baton Rouge (Gonzales), Louisiana. This location offers several of our services which range from environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing. We spoke to Brady Turk, Senior Scientist, to learn more about what makes our new Baton Rouge office special. What was the strategy behind choosing Baton Rouge, LA as a new office location?The main reason we chose the Baton Rouge area is because it is booming with industrial and commercial work. Bryan Landers strategically brought me on to help get this office location up and going. With my 23...

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USACE-validated and AASHTO-accredited Geotechnical and CMT Laboratories in Louisiana

Louisiana Geotechnical Laboratories

Braun Intertec is proud to offer our clients in Sulphur, Lafayette and Baton Rouge, Louisiana full-service local soils, aggregate, concrete and masonry materials laboratories. Our laboratories and licensed engineering staff serve the Acadiana, southwest and central Louisiana, and Baton Rouge metropolitan area. What sets Braun Intertec apart from other local Louisiana materials laboratories is our licensed engineers’ hands-on approach to the laboratory work on their projects. From the initial field exploration to the issuance of engineering reports or materials analysis, our employee-owners work closely together to deliver best-in-class service to clients on every project. “We are always back in the...

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Amal Dutta, MBA, Ph.D. Joins Braun Intertec in Texas City, Texas

Braun Intertec, an engineering, consulting and testing firm with offices throughout the central United States, is pleased to announce Amal Dutta, MBA, Ph.D., PE has joined our Texas City, Texas office as a principal geotechnical engineer. Dutta brings more than 20 years of leadership and engineering experience in multidisciplinary geoengineering fields, including geotechnical engineering design and consulting practices, geological exploration, mining, geophysics and seismic data analysis. “We are pleased to welcome Amal to our growing Braun Intertec team,” says Jon Carlson, CEO of Braun Intertec. “With his extensive experience in geotechnical investigations for clients in the transportation, industrial, petrochemical, commercial...

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ASCE Sponsored Presentation on Non-Destructive Testing – October 19th in Lafayette, LA

Ground Penetrating Radar

Non-destructive testing techniques have not changed in many years, although we are seeing an increase in their use. With more powerful computers, able to handle reams of data in real time on a project site, the sky may be the limit for non-destructive testing. Braun Intertec invites you to attend a presentation by our very own Alfred Gardiner, PE on non-destructive testing. We will cover how to use these techniques, what techniques work in different situations, and will review case studies of GPR, Pulse Velocity, Impact Echo, Parallel Seismic, and much more. When: October 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM Where: Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar, 2336 Kaliste Saloom...

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Lake Charles Open House Celebration

Braun Intertec Lake Charles

On June 8th, several of our employee-owners and local clients joined one another for an open-house celebration and CPT demonstration at our new Lake Charles, Louisiana office. The open house event included a tour of the new facility as well as a live demonstration of our truck mounted, 20-ton, CPT rig. It was a great opportunity for everyone to catch up with one another and get acquainted in the new space. Our local team members have experience in many service areas, including: geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting (Phase I,II,III), cone penetration testing, nondestructive examination, construction materials testing and inspection services as...

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