Located in Lebanon TN

Built On Experience

GPR Testing and Inspection, LLC was started in 2006 by Jim Bogner from Mt Juliet, Tennessee. Mr. Bogner is a principal consultant with more than 30 years of experience in the NDE, QA/QC field. Mr. Bogner has successfully taken his knowledge and experience in all aspects of inspections to provide quality structural steel inspection services and non-destructive testing services.

Who We Are

Our company will do whatever is needed to assure our inspections are done on time and with accurate and reliable reporting.


GPR Testing and Inspection, LLC has developed in-house quality assurance programs and procedures to perform inspections in accordance with ASME, ANSI, AISC, API, AWS and all common military and commercial codes. NDE personnel are certified Level I, II or III in accordance with ASNT-TC-1a. GPR certified welding inspectors are qualified by the American Welding Society according to AWS-QC1.

20+ Years




Meet Our Team


Jim Bogner

Jim founded GPR Testing & Inspection, LLC with over 40 years in the NDE, QA/QC field. He has successfully taken his knowledge and experience in all aspects of inspections to provide quality Structural Steel Inspection Services, Non-Destructive Testing Services and Ground Penetrating Radar Services. Jim and his wife Donna enjoy traveling, golfing and cheering on the Tennessee Titans from their season holder seats with daughters Hanna, Haley, and granddaughter Piper.

Erin Tucker

Erin has been with the GPR team for over 10 years ensuring the office and business run smoothly and efficiently.  She and husband David have a growing family of 3 sports-loving boys Aidan, Austin, Alex & daughter, Ava, age 2.


Blake Anderson

Blake is a Project Manager/Senior Metals Technician responsible for large projects involving comprehensive testing and inspection services. With over twenty-five years of experience in non-destructive testing, quality control/quality assurance testing, weld inspection, fabrication shop inspection, compliance verification and bolting, Blake has performed both field and fabrication shop inspections and quality assurance audits for a variety of structural steel frame buildings and petro chemical facilities.