Virgil Martinez, President of BRL NDT SERVICES
Virgil Martinez is a 2001 graduate of Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, OK. After completing the non-destructive testing diploma program, he began his career working at Wood Group H.I.T. in Carrollton TX. In 2002, Virgil Martinez moved to San Antonio, TX and continued his NDT career with a local NDT company. While working his way up the ladder, Virgil Martinez attained his Level II certification in MT, PT, UT, VT, RT, ET and in September of 2012 he earned his CWI certification. Virgil gained experience performing NDT inspections for a wide variety of industries like; Aviation, Theme Park, Oil & Gas and Power Generation just to name a few.
Bryan R. Lancon, COO of BRL NDT SERVICES
As a business owner, Mr. Lancon has been involved in many facets of management and business operations. He has been involved in the field of NDT and quality for over 30 years. His background includes over 25 years as a practicing NDT technician with experience in aviation, manufacturing, petro-chemical and fabrication. Mr. Lancon holds American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) certification as a Professional Level III, and is certified as an ASNT Level III in radiography, ultrasonics, eddy-current, magnetic particle, penetrant and visual testing. In addition to the ASNT certification Mr. Lancon holds certification as an American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification. Mr. Lancon is a FAA licensed commercial pilot with over 2,000 hours in various general aviation aircraft, and also holds a FAA A&P (airframe and power-plant mechanic) certificate. Bryan has a BS in Applied Science and Technology, and is a graduate of Louisiana Technical College in NDT Technology. He has been responsible for the overall organizational structure of various corporations including company policy, development and business strategy.
Christopher Voelker, Operations Manager
Christopher Voelker began his NDT career in April of 2007. Along the way Chris attained his Level II certifications through BRL Consultants Inc. in MT, PT, UT, VT, RT, ET and in 2011 he earned his CWI certification.
Matthew Whitis, CWI, NDT Level II Inspector
Matthew is a 2012 graduate of The Ocean Corporation. Upon graduation, he moved to San Antonio with his family. Matt attained his CWI in late 2013 and has achieved Level II certifications in VT, MT, PT, UT, PAUT and RT. He is a Crown Castle approved CWI and has recently been certified as an authorized tower climber/rescuer through Comtrain.
Jack Rogers, Business Administrator
Jack Rogers worked in Operations Management, before moving into business and administrative roles. His extensive experience, along with high standards for execution and client satisfaction, is an important component in our company’s commitment to excellence.
Alvaro Pla, CWI/API 570/API SIFE/ Level II Technician
Alvaro has nearly twenty years of combined experience in the fields of metal fabrication and commercial construction both as a welder and also as a carpenter. Having returned to the metal fabrication industries after having worked on many different construction projects, Alvaro achieved CWI certification in 2014 and subsequently added API 570 and API SIFE (Source Inspection of Fixed Equipment) to his resume. His background includes fabrication and inspection experience in structural and oil and gas industries.