Mr. Bingham graduated from the Canadian Coast Guard Officer Training College in Sydney, Nova Scotia, in 1974. From 1974 to 1988 he worked at sea on a variety of Government and Non-government vessels. He holds a Canadian First Class Motor Engineering Certificate in Competency issued by Transport Canada. He joined Public Services and Procurement Canada in January 1988 and in November 2015, he took on the role of Director at the Esquimalt Graving Dock (EGD). He is responsible for overseeing EDG operations and the related services provided to the ship repair industries at the facility.