Emmett graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He has a P.E. license in Missouri and Kansas with dormant licenses in Nebraska and Michigan.
Emmett has more than 23 years of engineering, construction, and leadership experience in the USAF(6) and at AECOM (17) and legacy companies (Morrison and Knudsen, Washington Group, and URS). Emmett has experience in concrete and steel engineering for heavy infrastructure and power plants (coal and nuclear). Emmett is skilled in government contracting both as a government representative and as a contractor. He has large infrastructure project management experience on airports (Air Force and Russia) and dam experience in Kentucky along with experience in construction site set-up, hiring staff, layout and design of industrial facilities, construction jobs, and facility assessments.
Emmett is currently with the Missouri Air National Guard as an Air Force engineer with an active Secret Security Clearance. He has completed the Federal Government FEMA Incident Command System ICS-100, 200, 700, and 800 courses and STS certified (dormant). He previously had nuclear station entry badges at BYR, BRW, DRE, and TMI.
Emmett joined Norton & Schmidt in 2017 and has worked on existing facility and crane structural assessments, building renovation and repairs of 100-year-old brick buildings, wood structural analysis, and facility assessments.
In 2006 Emmett volunteered as an engineer for a year in southern Jamaica with a Catholic Diocese. He worked to build and repair schools as well as support their home construction program they manage in partnership with Food for the Poor.