With 33 years of on the job experience at Hydro One, doing consulting work for McGregor Allsop, Trow Engineering Consultants and Dillion and Associates, Dave has acquired extensive knowledge of electrical equipment, installations and legislative requirements.
While with Hydro One, Dave was involved with many projects including:
- Held the lead role in the implementation of the new Training Development System (TDS), the Hydro One Documentation System (HODS), and E-learning programs now used by the company
Additionally, Dave’s other achievements are:
- assisted in the development of work procedures and tools for the overhaul of Delle SF6 Breaker rams
- preparation of Work practices and procedures, and the development of training material for Hydro One staff
- provided training to Hydro One personnel in a wide range of safety, troubleshooting, operations, electrical awareness and a variety of other critical training.
John Slaney, Kiewit Energy Canada Corp.
“Dave brought a lot of experience with him to the course. He was very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Dave Neal was a great instructor.”
Murray Caldwell, Panolam Surface Systems
“Our instructor, Dave Neal was one of the best I have ever encountered, he was very informative. The information learnt may save someone’s life. Thanks Dave.”
Lance Fleming, Alliance Energy
“The instructor was very knowledgeable in the material presented and was very willing to answer any questions.”
Mike Moura, Inter Pipeline Ltd
“Dave was a very good instructor, very knowledgeable. I enjoyed this class.”
Kent Scerba, National Research Council Canada
“I highly recommend Dave to teach the high voltage arc flash safety course as he has a great knowledge and communication skills to relay the information of this topic. Through his past experience he is able to express situations that trades persons can understand and relate to.”
Patrick Hickey, Kiewit Energy Canada Corp.
“Very knowledgeable instructor, Dave Neal was engaging and interactive. He taught me the value of respecting electricity.”
Mike, Nortown Electrical Contractors
“Dave was very knowledgeable and experienced. He was well spoken, easy and interesting to listen to. He kept the course exciting, fun and interesting with real life stories and personal experiences.”
Arthur Aello, PTI Group
"Dave Neal is a great instructor, I highly recommend. I learnt a lot from him."
Josh Leonard, Nortown Electrical Contractors
“Dave Neal was very knowledgeable and had great personal experience to share with the class.”
Dan Stairs, Finning Canada
“Dave was concise about the topics covered in class, kept it interesting by giving real world examples. His years of experience showed in his responses to non-course related questions and discussions. Excellent instructor.”
Mike Gavros, Nortown Electrical Contractors
“Dave was very informative in this course. He used his knowledge and real life experiences to help us understand the importance of Arc Flash training and PPE.”
Adam Kyle, TransAlta
“Very informative. Dave Neal keeps the topics interesting, and to the point. His real-life experience is a real asset to teach a course like this. Would recommend him to teach any related course.”
Scott Kammonen, Nortown Electrical Contractors
“Dave was very well spoken and easy to understand. He took the material and explained it very well. Thanks for your time and enthusiasm.”
Joe Fiorini, Panolam Industries
“The instructor, Dave Neal was very knowledgeable about what he was teaching in the course. If my coworkers were unsure of anything taught in the course he would explain it and also had a knowledgeable answer for what was being asked. The course was explained and taught well also. Thanks Dave!”
Mike Cigan, PCL Energy
“Dave was a very knowledgeable and experienced instructor with a great sense of humor to make the course material easy to learn.”