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

  • 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!”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Bero Balaban, Nortown Electrical Contractors
    “This course was very informative. Dave Neal made it very interesting and interactive. Stressed the importance on how to avoid arc flash and what was needed to survive an arc flash. He did a great job.”
  • Wayde Pardy, Kiewit Energy Canada Corp.
    “I evaluate the instructor, Dave Neal as a very experienced and professional teacher. He kept us interested during the 2 days of instruction with his knowledge and years of work history.”
  • Patrick Hickey, Kiewit Energy Canada Corp.
    “Very knowledgeable instructor, Dave Neal was engaging and interactive. He taught me the value of respecting electricity.”
  • Gerard Flegel, Westmoreland Coal – Estevan Mine
    “The instructor, Dave Neal showed tremendous knowledge of the subject, provided personal experiences directly related to the subject and did a very good job of keeping the students involved with discussions.”
  • John Wallbank, Custom Foam Systems
    “Dave Neal presented a lot of information in one day. The subject matter is serious and potentially lifesaving.”
  • Cory Mottishaw, Ozcan Services
    “Dave’s teaching is easy to grasp and I got a lot of valuable knowledge from today’s course, Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety. I have learnt a lot today and look forward to the High Voltage Safety course that Dave also teaches.”
  • 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.”
  • Tim Warren, Canexus Chemicals Corp.
    “Dave Neal had an extremely good way of making the material easy to understand. His work experience made him extremely credible.”
  • Lance Fleming, Alliance Energy
    “The instructor was very knowledgeable in the material presented and was very willing to answer any questions.”
  • Terry Williams, Manning Forest Products
    “The course was very informative and really opens my eyes to the dangers of arc flash. There are so many things from the course I or we can take and implement at our division immensely. Dave Neal was very knowledgeable and was able to share stories and information that directly relates to our mill.”
  • Ben Eisler, West Fraser Quesnel Plywood
    “Dave engaged us by including lots of questions in his discussions. It caused us to think or at least to create in our minds a place to pile the information that came next. We were not bored by a “I talk, you listen” type of presentation. It improved my appreciation for the dangers that can be...

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