The power systems industry is a rapidly-evolving field, with new technologies and innovations constantly emerging. To stay ahead of the curve, professionals at all levels need to be up-to-date on the latest developments and best practices. That’s where Ben Clark, Director of Technical Training at RESA Power, comes in. His expertise and experience make him a sought-after advisor and speaker, as evidenced by his recent interview with Transformer Technology Magazine’s Editor in Chief, Alan Ross. Recorded at the 2023 POWERTEST conference in Orlando, FL, this interview offers valuable insights and inspiration for anyone looking to make their mark in the power systems industry.
During the interview, Ben emphasized the importance of recruitment and retention in the power systems industry, and how companies like RESA Power are working to make a difference in these areas. He explained the various opportunities that RESA Power provides for professionals who are looking to grow and develop their skills, including Apprentice and Mentorship Program that helps new employees build a path to success.
Ben also discussed the topic of standardization in the industry, particularly as it relates to NETA technicians, and shared some real-life examples of how people can move from being technicians to general managers. He also highlighted the “one RESA” approach that the company takes, emphasizing the importance of a safety-first culture and the unique value proposition that RESA Power provides to the market.
Ben’s interview is an inspiring and informative look into the world of power systems, and a testament to the exciting opportunities that exist in the electrical industry. Whether you are just starting out in your career or are already an experienced professional, there is much to learn and gain from Ben’s insights and experiences.
About RESA Power
RESA Power, a portfolio company of Investcorp, a global alternative investment firm, is a market leader in power systems services and life extension solutions for power distribution equipment used in mission-critical environments. With locations across the United States and Canada, RESA Power is uniquely capable of ensuring its customers’ critical power systems are safe, reliable, and operating at peak efficiency. The technicians and engineers at RESA Power are experts in testing and servicing transformers, relays, breakers, and other key components of power distribution and control systems. RESA Power also provides quick turn-around custom manufactured or retrofit switchgear and breaker solutions and maintains an extensive inventory of obsolete and hard-to-find components. For more information about how to join the RESA Power group, visit www.resapower.com or follow @RESAPower on LinkedIn