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

  • 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.”
  • 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!”
  • 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.”
  • Tom Young, Kiewit Energy Canada Corp.
    “The instructor, Dave Neal, was extremely knowledgeable and experienced and got the points across very effectively.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Brad Fletcher, Signal Electric Ltd.
    “Dave is a great instructor, easily understood and has a simplified approach allowing for easy understanding.”
  • Arthur Aello, PTI Group
    "Dave Neal is a great instructor, I highly recommend. I learnt a lot from him."
  • 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.”
  • Dennis Lohr, Manning Forest Products
    “Dave Neal was one of the best instructors I have had for any course.”
  • Lance Fleming, Alliance Energy
    “The instructor was very knowledgeable in the material presented and was very willing to answer any questions.”
  • David Vassallo, SMS Equipment
    "I found Dave Neal to be very pleasing and patient. He had lots of prior experience in the electrical field and explained himself very thoroughly and clearly."
  • 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.”
  • Pete Brailsford, Panolam Surface Systems
    “Dave Neal is very thorough and knowledgeable.”
  • 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.

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