Wyatt Hamrick: Curiosity and Commitment

NETA World Staff Insights & Inspiration, Winter 2022 Insights & Inspiration

Thirty-one years into his career, Potomac Testing Project Manager Wyatt Hamrick says he is humbled by the lessons he has learned, but also proud of the many achievements and fond memories his career has provided. With 10 years of service in the U.S. Army and 21 years of electrical testing experience under his belt, Hamrick says his own deep curiosity …

ANSI/NETA Standards Update

NETA World Staff Specifications & Standards, Winter 2022 Specifications & Standards

ANSI/NETA MTS–2019 REVISION IN PROCESS A standards revision is in process for ANSI/NETA–2019, Standard for Maintenance Testing Specifications for Electrical Power Equipment and Systems to be released in March 2023. The initial ballot and public comment period ended on August 29, 2022. The Standards Review Council will review all comments for consideration by the end of October. A second ballot …

NFPA 70B Update

NETA World Staff Specifications & Standards, Winter 2022 Specifications & Standards

The NFPA 70B Committee met via online video calls to review the public inputs on the Second Draft. This meeting was held between April 25–29 2022. Several task groups held side meetings — some late at night and others very early in the morning — to complete the proposed responses to each input. Balloting for the Second Draft 70B closed …

NETA Welcomes New Accredited Company — Electro Test

NETA World Staff NETA News, Winter 2022 NETA News

Electro Test LLC was founded in 2018 when Brad Helminen decided there were enough opportunities and an open market for NETA testing in Oahu and the surrounding Hawaiian Islands. Younger brother Jared decided he would also try his hand at running a business, and he and his family followed Brad to the North Shore of Oahu to start the new …

NETA Activities Update

NETA World Staff Winter 2022 NETA News, NETA News

NAMO COMMITTEE — U.S. ARMY PRIME POWER SCHOOL GRADUATION August 25, 2022 Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri Dave Kreger, member of the NETA NAMO Committee, attended the Prime Power School graduation in August. While there, Dave handed out certificates to the graduates and facilitated discussions regarding the NETA NAMO Program. NETA BOARD AND MEMBER MEETINGS September 15–16, 2022 Louisville, Kentucky NETA’s …

CAP Spotlight – Group CBS: People, Technology, and Uptime

NETA World Staff CAP Corner, Winter 2022 CAP Corner

NETA’s Corporate Alliance Partners (CAPs) are a group of industry-leading companies that have joined forces with NETA to work together toward a common aim: improving quality, safety, and electrical system reliability. Here, our continuing CAP Spotlight series talks to President Ashley Ledbetter about the thought leadership and subject-matter expertise of Group CBS. NW: What are the biggest challenges facing your …

ANSI/NETA Standards Update

NETA World Staff Fall 2022 Specifications & Standards, Specifications & Standards

ANSI/NETA MTS–2019 REVISION IN PROCESS A standards revision is in process for ANSI/NETA–2019, Standard for Maintenance Testing Specifications for Electrical Power Equipment and Systems to be released in March of 2023. The BSR-8 was filed with the American National Standard Institute on June 28, 2022 notifying ANSI of the future initial ballot and public comment period. The initial ballot was …

NETA Welcomes ARM CAMCO as New NETA Accredited Company

NETA World Staff Fall 2022 NETA News, NETA News

ARM CAMCO, LLC (CAMCO), an industry leader in the repair, testing, and field servicing of electrical system components, is pleased to have achieved NETA certification.     NETA maintains a comprehensive accreditation process that certifies companies as well as individual technicians to assure consumers of the qualifications of the company as well as the credentials of the individual technician. NETA …

CAP Spotlight: ECP Solutions: Our Innovation, Your Solution

NETA World Staff CAP Corner, Fall 2022 CAP Corner

NETA’s Corporate Alliance Partners (CAPs) are a group of industry-leading companies that have joined forces with NETA to work together toward a common aim: improving quality, safety, and electrical system reliability. Here, our continuing CAP Spotlight series highlights the individual successes of these companies with an interview with Chris King, Vice President of Sales and Business Development at ECP Solutions. NW: Please briefly …

Leif Hoegberg: Focus on Safety

NETA World Staff Insights & Inspiration, Fall 2022 Insights & Inspiration

More than 38 years into his career at Electrical Reliability Services (ERS), Level 4 NETA Certified Technician Leif Hoegberg stresses the importance of working safely so that everyone goes home to their families at the end of the day. Currently the Director of Engineering and Technical Support at ERS, Hoegberg has more than 40 years of electrical engineering, operations, and …