John B. Dagenhart, P.E.

John Dagenhart is President of Dagenhart Consulting Services, P.C. John has over 40 years of experience with the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of electrical utility systems and is lead engineer for DCS’s electrical projects. He is a former Distribution Engineer with Duke Power.

John is an expert in application of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) to overhead and underground utility systems. John Dagenhart is past chair of NESC Subcommittee 2 on Grounding Methods, a past Member of NESC Subcommittee 1 on Scope, Application, Definitions, and Coordination, a Member of the NESC Interpretations Subcommittee, and a former Alternate Member of ANSI Z535 Committee on Safety Signs. He has served on the IEEE/NESC Lecture Team, regularly presents NESC Seminars for DCS clients, and is an authorized OSHA construction regulations instructor.

John Dagenhart has investigated over 600 accidents. John Dagenhart has been recognized as an expert in grounding, electrical shocks, electrocutions, electrical fires and explosions, power quality, vehicle accidents involving utility poles and equipment, electrical equipment failures, and joint use issues and disputes.

Mr. Dagenhart is a contributor to McGraw-Hill’s Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, provides research and serves as a Reviewer for the IEEE’s NESC Handbook; co-authored and edited Power Systems Disturbances Manual for Duke Power Company; contributed to the IEEE Emerald Book Powering and Grounding Sensitive Electronic Equipment; and has authored or co-authored articles on electrical power quality issues and both the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), the National Electrical Code (NEC), and OSHA.