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

  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 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!”
  • 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.”
  • John Wallbank, Custom Foam Systems
    “Dave Neal presented a lot of information in one day. The subject matter is serious and potentially lifesaving.”
  • 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.”
  • 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
  • Arthur Aello, PTI Group
    "Dave Neal is a great instructor, I highly recommend. I learnt a lot from him."
  • 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.”
  • 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...
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • Garry Gaudet, Daishowa-Marubeni
    “My personal evaluation is that the instructor Dave Neal was thorough and had excellent knowledge to help understand the dangers of high voltage. To my understanding before the course, I did not know the devastation of an arc flash.”
  • 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.”

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