ZAPATA welcomes Mr. Michael Gibson, RCDD, an electrical designer with 30 years of experience providing telecommunications, security, and audio/visual designs for military and commercial clients throughout the USA and abroad.

“Mike has a strong background in electronic security coupled with design, project management and operations experience. ZAPATA is fortunate to have Mike take the lead for this sector, as we position to strengthen and broaden our service offerings to the industry.”
—Col. Tom Koning (Ret.), Senior Vice president Operations

Mr. Gibson serves as Designer of Record and as the lead technology designer for site facility investigations, existing conditions assessments, standards/requirements criteria, discipline coordination, client requirement interviews, and construction documents and administration.

He specializes in Federal government requirements for secure compartmented information facilities (SCIF), system redundancies based on facility types, and TEMPEST separation requirements based on classification levels.

Mr. Gibson is responsible for assessment and design services including upgrade recommendations, infrastructure design for inside/outside plant structured cabling, technology installation and integration with existing systems, and integration with networks and security systems. Additionally, he is experienced in AV design for command and control facilities, briefing rooms, auditoriums, security monitoring stations, board rooms and conference rooms.

Mr. Gibson studied at Virginia Western Community College where he received two Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees in electrical/electronics engineering and civil engineering.

Welcome to the team, Mike!

ZAPATA is a full-service architecture, engineering, and field services firm providing facilities, infrastructure, and energy services; as well as environmental engineering and military munitions response services to the U.S. Government and commercial clients worldwide. At ZAPATA, we earn our clients’ Trust by conducting our business with Integrity and providing Quality services every day.