Security Systems Specialist

With 17 years of construction experience, Charlie Walker brings new perspectives and expertise to the BGI team. He is passionate about learning and spends his free time monitoring and researching industry innovations in technology and standards. Charlie’s role at BGI includes the design, engineering, and commissioning of security systems. In addition, he specializes in construction administration and project management for some of BGI’s largest clients.

Prior to joining BGI, Charlie spent several years with an industry-leading integrator. He quickly rose through the ranks and directly managed the installation of security systems for a wide range of clients on the West Coast. After demonstrating in-depth knowledge of security system components and hardware, he left the security integration industry to join SpaceX as a Security Hardware Specialist. At SpaceX, Charlie managed enterprise security technology for five of SpaceX’s major sites. He was responsible for upgrading and regularly updating the access control and surveillance systems at each site. In addition, Charlie regularly assessed and deployed new security technology systems, saving SpaceX hundreds of thousands of dollars annually at each site.

Charlie currently holds Lenel Professional certifications in both Access Control and Database. In addition to Charlie’s security technology expertise, he also holds an OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Outreach certification, and is actively working towards earning the OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Outreach certification to diversify his skill set and promote safe working environments for BGI’s clients.