Jason Walker - Walker Associates, Inc.


Jason Walker, Engineer

Walker Associates, Inc. is a Civil Engineering, Surveying, Planning, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consulting firm located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama founded by Principals Jason C. Walker, President, and Franklin (Frank) E. Summers III, Vice President. Steven (Steve) G. Faulkner later joined the firm as a Principal and Vice President responsible for the survey practice of the firm. Bradley Porter and Andy McCartney serve as Associates in the firm.

 

Jason is a 1994 graduate of the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.  He is a registered engineer and registered land surveyor in numerous States and has been practicing engineering and surveying for twenty years.  He is a Past President of the Alabama Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and a past Vice President of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Alabama.  He is currently serving on the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Executive Committee, the Boy Scouts of America Executive Board, and involved with various other civic organizations in the West Alabama community.

Full Name

 Jason Walker

Job Title

 Owner/Civil Engineer with Walker Associates, Inc.

Current City of Residence?

 Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Family (Names & Ages)? 

 Wife: Brandy Barton Walker, Sons: Jordan (16), Joey (14), and JL (10)

What is your educational background?

 BS in Engineering, University of Alabama (1994)

Where did you grow up?

 In Tuscaloosa, went to Central High School

What was your first job?

 At a civil engineering firm in Birmingham (Paragon)

Why did you choose your profession?

Really the math...and Central had a drafting program they had started on campus my junior year, so I started taking drafting then...

In 10 years you’ll be?

 If I'm still alive, I'll be 53, and this is really boring, but doing what I'm doing now...I love what I do.

What’s the first thing you do when you get to the office?

 Get a cup of coffee and check the calendar.

What’s a hot topic in your industry?

 Resilience, with Tuscaloosa and disaster recovery, but it is also a national issue.

What’s the most influential book you’ve read and how did it influence your career?

 The Bible

#1 item on your bucket list?

 Since I'm only 43, I don't really have a bucket list.

What’s the first website you check in the morning?

 Tuscaloosa News

If you had to choose another career, what would it be?

 Teacher

What’s your guiding business principle?

 Work hard and do the right thing.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

 From both my parents and grandparents, I got a lot of advice that I hope I took to heart...I lot of good advice.

What keeps you up at night?

 Nothing really, I know it's boring, but I sleep good...when my head hits the pillow I'm out.

What’s your favorite local restaurant?

 Taco-Casa

What’s your favorite professional sports team?

 Houston Astros

Contact:

Walker Associates, Inc.

Engineering, Planning, GIS & Surveying

917 22nd Ave, Suite B

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Office: (205) 561-3778

Fax: (205) 561-3779

http://walkercivil.com/

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