Keeping the Lights on in My Hometown

By uPDate

Substation Engineer Blake Dicus grew up riding bikes, playing basketball, and exploring the rivers and waterfalls around Sparta, Tennessee. With a population of less than 5,000, it’s a place where everyone knows your name. So,…

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Hood Patterson & Dewar Named 2020 Commissioning Giant

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Hood Patterson & Dewar is pleased to be in the top tier of the 25 firms recognized on the Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2020 Commissioning Giants list for the second consecutive year. HP&D reported a commissioning revenue of $30.1 million. The magazine’s report is based on annual commissioning revenue of…

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P&D Welcomes Six New Employees in 2019

By uPDate
Patterson & Dewar welcomed six new team members from May to December of this year. Please join us in welcoming these talented individuals to the P&D family.   Jonathan Dawe is P&D’s new Safety Director. Jonathan has more than 20 years of experience in the occupational safety, health, and environmental management arena. Jonathan earned his Ph.D. from Georgia State University and has a successful track record of building and leading accident, injury, and property damage...
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NETA Weighs in on Grounding System Testing

By uPDate

The Spring issue of NETA World contains an interesting article on testing grounding systems written by regular contributor, Jeff Jowett, a Senior Applications Engineer for Megger. Jowett explains why, “for large and complex grounding systems,”…

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P&D Announces First Quarter 2019 New Hires

By Announcements from P&D, uPDate
2019 is off to a terrific start with four new team members joining us during the first quarter: Jeff Davenport 35-year veteran field staking technician Jeff Davenport joined the distribution services team in March. A native of Virginia, Jeff provides field design and staking services to our utility clients in the area. Jeff attributes his success to working hard, getting along with others, and living life to the fullest. One of his proudest moments was...
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