Projects Manager and Conservation Assistant
National Association of Corrosion Engineers, Certified Coatings Inspector (NACE)
Emmett assisted the conservators and the company of McKay Lodge, Inc. before and during his college years. After graduating from Wooster College in Ohio with a degree in philosophy he joined the company full-time.
He is the company’s Assistant Projects Manager and in this capacity he helps organize principally the outdoor sculpture, monuments and architectural projects. At times he is the on-site project manager and quality supervisor replacing a conservator on long-term distant projects involving our subcontractors.
He participates in projects assisting the sculpture conservators and others in all their skills, including work on all metals, fabrications by welding and carpentry, stone and mosaics.
He is a certified JAHN products installer and performs preservation fill and joint work on masonry and stone sculptures and structures.
Emmett is also a NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) Certified Coatings Inspector and provides these inspection services on projects involving industrial coatings and painted sculpture. In addition, he assists with coatings testing, research and coatings applications at the company.
He is also the company’s heavy equipment operator doing most of the rigging, moving and handling of heavy objects here for conservation with our crane and forklifts.
Emmett monitors our interstate truck fleet and driver compliance with Federal Motor Carrier regulations.
Finally Emmett is the general mechanical maintenance expert here and the property management administrator assuring the facilities and its larger equipment are well maintained.