Charles served in the US Navy until 1982. He began his career in the industry of explosives blasting in 1982 working for several local area contractors before starting his career with Civil Constructors in 2004. With 37 years of experience Charles leads a staff of 15+ drillers, handlers and blasters; ensuring compliance with ATF and State regulations. Notable Middle TN jobs which Charles performed the work and/or supervised include Hwy 12 widening, Belle South Parking, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville Super Speedway, I-40, Metro Court House, SunTrust Towers, Numerous Vanderbilt Jobs, Governors Mansion, Belmont Jobs, Embassy Suites & Curio Hotel, Nashville Yards and Belle Meade Country Club. When not leading his talented explosives crews he enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and children.