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Meet the Team

Our team is dedicated to helping you leverage the power of the waterjet cutting process. To get the results you desire, we are here to guide you through every step of the process. We are available to answer your questions so that the end product exceeds your expectations.

Nick Blatt - Owner
Nick earned a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University and has over 18 years of experience in various fields including Manufacturing Management, Machining, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering. He is passionate about exceeding expectations and providing the best possible customer experience on every project. In his free time, Nick enjoys being outdoors with his family and riding dirt bikes.
Alex Herrera – Production Manager
Alex started working at Waterjet Cutting in 2008 while still a high school student at West Mesa. Alex has shown tremendous ability and now leads the job quoting and order fulfillment process. He programs jobs using his expertise with both AutoCAD and Solidworks programs and is also proficient in maintaining and repairing the machines. In his free time, he enjoys riding dirt bikes, shooting firearms, camping, and boating.
Steven Pruitt – Shop Foreman
Steven joined Waterjet Cutting as an operator in October of 2014. He has an extensive background in auto and motorcycle mechanics. Steven is the go-to guy for maintenance and repair of machines, forklifts and just about anything that moves. He also programs jobs, develops quotes and leads projects as needed. Steven’s passions include motorcycles, motor sport racing and his two adorable daughters.
Vitor Lhorca – Waterjet Operator
Vitor moved from Massachusetts to Albuquerque in 2009, and joined Waterjet Cutting in January 2021. He has worked in landscaping for most of his adult life, most recently in landscape management. He is happily married and in his free time, he enjoys golf, video games, and is an avid New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and Boston Celtics fan.
Ryann Cowart – Lead Waterjet Operator
Ryann joined Waterjet in March 2022. She quickly demonstrated proficiency as an operator and took the initiative to develop programming skills while operating the machines. Ryann is a hard worker and a great leader who goes above and beyond to ensure parts are cut with accuracy and precision. In her free time, Ryann enjoys the outdoors, and skydiving. She also has a passion for horses.
Brandon Schober – Waterjet Operator
Brandon joined Waterjet Cutting in October 2022 as a general shop helper. He is now operating machines and developing skills in machine maintenance. He enjoys dirt bikes, motorsports and has a passion for working on cars.
Rachel Salas – Office Manager
Rachel joined Waterjet in January 2021. She graduated from UNM in May 2021 with a BA in Business Administration with dual concentration in HR Management and Organizational Leadership. Rachel quickly gets the quotes out to our customers, and it is her friendly and welcoming voice you will hear whether you call on the phone or walk through our front door. When Rachel isn’t at Waterjet Cutting, you might see her at Albuquerque Dragway where she has practically grown up.