Stephen Cialdea: Be a Lifelong Learner

NETA World StaffColumns, Insights & Inspiration, Summer 2024 Insights & Inspiration

Stephen Cialdea is the Chief Operating Officer for Sigma C Power Services LLC (SCPS), which is headquartered out of Westborough, Massachusetts, and has now expanded to several other areas. He oversees all SCPS operational staff on the field service and engineering sides of the business. “I’ve had the great opportunity to be part of the company’s beginnings and rapid growth …

Roger Grylls: Be a Meaningful Contributor to the Industry

NETA World StaffInsights & Inspiration, Spring 2024 Insights & Inspiration

Roger Grylls, CET, is a Senior Consultant with Magna IV Engineering Inc. in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In his current position, he works with the sales team to provide solutions for the electrical needs of the company’s clients. Grylls graduated from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) electrical engineering technology program in 1997 and joined the company as a new …

Stephanie McLaughlin: Promoting a Servant-Leader Culture

NETA World StaffInsights & Inspiration, Summer 2023 Insights & Inspiration

Stephanie W. McLaughlin is the Employee Development Manager for Hood Patterson & Dewar, Inc. (HP&D), where she recently led the development and implementation of HP&D’s employee development program that supports employees in offices in five states, including a large team of registered Professional Engineers (PEs), degreed engineers, and career test technicians.  McLaughlin specializes in analyzing learners’ needs and then designing …

Leif Hoegberg: Focus on Safety

NETA World StaffInsights & 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 …

Mose Ramieh III: Stay Involved to Stay Relevant

NETA World StaffInsights & Inspiration, Summer 2022 Insights & Inspirations

Mose Ramieh III says his path to success in the electrical testing industry has been “quite a road,” and his long list hits “just the high points.” A former Navy man, Texas Longhorn, vlogger, CrossFit enthusiast, and slow-cigar-smoking champion, Mose has been in the electrical testing industry for 24 years. Over the years, he has held positions at four companies …

Kevin Chilton: ‘Training Covers Everything’

NETA World StaffInsights & Inspiration, Spring 2022 Insights & Inspiration

As General Manager of A&F Electrical Testing, Inc., New York’s only independent testing company, Kevin Chilton has built a career specializing in acceptance and maintenance testing to NETA specifications. Rounding the home stretch on a 35-year career, this Level 4 NETA Certified Technician shares lessons and advice for the next generation of electrical testing professionals. NW: How did you find …