Dave Neal

instructor years of experience

51

Years of
Experience

Biography

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.

Expertise

Testimonials

  • Chris Maxwell, Jervis B Webb Company Of Canada
    I thought that Dave taught the course well. He made it interesting and kept everyone engaged.
  • Michael Chen, York Energy Centre
    “The instructor, Dave Neal is very knowledgeable and experienced. Hope to see him again in there years for the refresher course.”
  • Luke VanDyk, Compass Minerals
    Dave was great at getting the points across. His past experiences in his career made the course enjoyable to listen and understand.
  • Machaela Rose, High Prairie Forest Products
    “Dave Neal was very informative and also brought the materials to life with real circumstances and situations of what can occur when there is a potential of an arc flash. I learned a lot from this course, and I will be able to use it in the field. Thank you.”
  • 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.”
  • Ron Pettigrew, Finning Canada
    “Dave was enthusiastic and engaging. Made it easy to get and stay interested. Dave welcomed any and all questions and answered them thoroughly. Thank you.”
  • Steve Airheart, Mortenson Construction
    Dave did a great job. He has a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience. He uses past experiences to bring the training to life
  • Bhumin Patel, Goreway Power
    Dave Neal delivered course content accurately and effectively. He made sure the key safety principles were understood well and correctly.
  • Lance Morris, LP Golden
    “I found this course very informative with multiple points I was unaware of. Our instructor, Dave Neal was very knowledgeable and was adapt at relating the course material to on sight specifics. As well, Dave was personable and easy going.”
  • 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.”
  • Chris McClemmens, Lanxess
    I have learned a lot through both the theory & hands on portion of this course. Dave had a lot of experience to share, real life stories to relate to equipment. Troubleshooting portion showed a lot of different problems and how to follow through.
  • Craig Jeanveau, York Energy Centre
    “Dave was professional, knowledgeable and kept us engaged. Great course content and videos. Breaks were perfectly scheduled and the hands-on training was valuable because Dave's experience.”
  • Steven Brown, Koch Fertilizer
    “Dave Neal was enthusiastic and provided a wealth of knowledge and experience in the subject. He was able to make the course interesting and informative.”
  • Mark Wilson, Ozcan Services
    “I can’t thank Dave Neal enough for all his information and stories. This was a wake-up call to my job. He kept the class very involved and this is a very important course. Thank you very much, this class can help save lives.”
  • Todd Bignold, Graymont
    “Dave was great, had tons of examples, videos were good and his knowledge on the material was very good.”

Upcoming Courses

All Courses Taught

How To Analytically Troubleshoot Complex Electrical Systems with Deductive Reasoning

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Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety

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Understanding Low Voltage Electrical Systems For Non-Electrical Industrial Professionals

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Arc Flash High Voltage Safety Refresher Certification

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Windfarm Electrical Safety

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Safe Electrical Switching and Arc Flash Awareness for Operators

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