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.

Testimonials

  • Abe Abernethy, SMS Equipment
    "Dave Neal was an awesome instructor. He was very personable, friendly and engaging. I really enjoyed the 2 days training with him and I learnt a lot of valuable information from him. I would like to see Dave come back for some hands on training in the future, if possible."
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Curtis Miller, Mortenson Construction
    Excellent course, great interaction & instructor. Well planned out program. Great hands on & instruction on use of test tools, maintenance, care & cleaning.
  • Darrel Holland, Quesnel Plywood
    “Dave Neal was a very knowledgeable instructor; his years of experience and personal experience provided a credible instructor. He was very approachable and willing to share his wealth of knowledge.”
  • Arthur Aello, PTI Group
    "Dave Neal is a great instructor, I highly recommend. I learnt a lot from him."
  • Mike Jablonicky, TransAlta
    “I found Dave Neal to be very professional and informative. His approach to teaching was refreshing yet direct to the point. He brought on new videos, new viewpoints in the way we do our jobs and how we look at pre-job safety. Very well done. We look forward to seeing Dave again in three years.”
  • Josh Leonard, Nortown Electrical Contractors
    “Dave Neal was very knowledgeable and had great personal experience to share with the class.”
  • Chris Page, Cogeco
    “Dave made the course interesting with many real-life examples and using his experience. He asked appropriate questions of the group and encouraged involvement by all.”
  • Brad Fletcher, Signal Electric Ltd.
    “Dave is a great instructor, easily understood and has a simplified approach allowing for easy understanding.”
  • 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.”
  • Joel Gagnon, Brookfield Renewable
    “I found the instructor, Dave Neal very informative and easy to interact with. Through his experience and knowledge he was able to give us many examples that were easy to understand. This was a great course for someone with little electrical experience like myself.”
  • John Wallbank, Custom Foam Systems
    “Dave Neal presented a lot of information in one day. The subject matter is serious and potentially lifesaving.”
  • Florian Constantine, Martinrea Automotive Systems Canada Ltd.
    First of all thanks for sending Dave Neal . He is well versed with subject and kept going 8 hours. All the participants (many are not electricians) were completely glued to the subject and the training. It is indeed a good eye opener for many of us. Dave you are really good in what you are doing : Training...

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