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

  • Kenneth Preston, Daishowa-Marubeni
    “Dave Neal did a great job; he knew his material and related it to scenarios that applied to our plant. Great job.”
  • John Wallbank, Custom Foam Systems
    “Dave Neal presented a lot of information in one day. The subject matter is serious and potentially lifesaving.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • Chris Wilkinson, TransAlta
    “The course had a great detail and brought much more detail than I once knew. Dave did an excellent job bringing important information to us that we will encounter at some point on this job site. Overall, both the course and Dave did A+ job. Thanks.”
  • Todd Bignold, Graymont
    “Dave was great, had tons of examples, videos were good and his knowledge on the material was very good.”
  • 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.”
  • Rob Hunter, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
    “I think Dave Neal was very knowledgeable in the topic with a good background. He also used a lot of real life examples when talking about a lot of the course info.”
  • 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.”
  • Jeremy Gutoski, West Fraser Quesnel Plywood
    “Dave was great, an excellent presentation and knowledgeable. It’s very evident he is extremely experienced and qualified. He was very personable and gave an enjoyable delivery.”
  • Karolyn Kendall, Tolko Athabasca Site
    “Great course, lots of great information and most importantly the instructor Dave Neal was knowledgeable, kept us engaged and put on a great presentation.”
  • 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.”
  • Lance Fleming, Alliance Energy
    “The instructor was very knowledgeable in the material presented and was very willing to answer any questions.”
  • 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.”
  • Kenneth Preston, Daishowa-Marubeni
    “Dave did a great job, he knew his material and related it to scenarios that applied to our plant. Great job!”

Expertise

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