Omar Magana, elevator inspector for Marine Innovations in Frazee, has been awarded a Minnesota Master Elevator Constructor License.

“Omar’s depth of knowledge as an elevator subject matter expert will assist us with permitting, code compliance and installation inspections,” said Marine Innovations president Mike Botzet said.

Prior to joining Marine Innovations in May, Magana served as elevator inspector for the city of  Minneapolis, Minn. for 11 years, five of those as lead inspector. 

Magana started his career as an elevator mechanic in his home state of California. He has served in many positions including: mechanic, foreman, project manager, construction supervisor for companies including Otis Elevator, Coast Elevator and Schindler. 

He has served in the elevator industry for 37 years.

As a Master Elevator Constructor, Magana will be involved throughout the installation process of Marine Innovations inclined elevators across Minnesota. He will also oversee system 

maintenance inspections.

Marine Innovations is the premier manufacturer of trams and inclined elevators for North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Marine Innovations lifts have been helping clientsenjoy their spectacular views and beautiful waterfronts since 1991. Distinct systems are available for residential and commercial environments to address the specific needs of each location.

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