Mose Ramieh III: Stay Involved to Stay Relevant

NETA World Staff Insights & 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 Staff Insights & 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 …

Luke Leifeste: When Troubleshooting Is Mission-Critical

NETA World Staff Winter 2021 Insights & Inspiration, Insights & Inspiration

Chief Petty Officer Luke Leifeste is a MUSE Technician (Mobility Utility Support Equipment) deployed by the U.S. Navy to create, secure, and repair electrical power supply systems in Africa. With nearly 18 years in the military, he says the intrigue of troubleshooting in the field keeps him inspired for the next challenge. NW: How would you describe the nature of …

Virginia Balitski: Safety First — Succession Planning Next

NETA World Staff Fall 2021 Insights & Inspiration, Insights & Inspiration

With over 15 years’ experience at Magna IV Engineering in Edmonton, AB, Canada, this technician-turned-trainer explains why preserving our legacy knowledge is the best way to keep people safe. NW: What attracted you to the electrical testing profession? Balitski: In high school, I excelled in math and physics, so one of my instructors encouraged me to explore engineering. My father …