Prior to this position, Walker served as Chief Estimator of Construction Management at Auburn for 11 years. He managed a staff of estimators and reviewed all change orders for construction projects. During this time, he developed and led the implementation of multiple Job Order Contracting (JOC) contracts.
Walker has worked for Auburn University for over 19 years. He previously worked for various commercial general contractors in the southeast for over 20 years. Walker holds a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction (1982) from Auburn University.
For the last 18 years, he has been employed in various capacities for Auburn University Facilities Management, including Construction Project Manager, Chief Estimator, and Contract Management. For the past five years as Assistant Director of Project Support, Walker oversees internal estimating, contracting, bid management, and the plan vault. His duties include oversight of the advertising, bid opening, and contract execution for all construction projects on the Auburn University campus and outlying units, maintaining compliance with the State of Alabama Public Works law.
Walker is a second-generation graduate of Auburn’s Building Science program, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction, and is a third-generation construction contractor.