David L. Montague

Senior Forensic Engineer

David L. Montague, PE, has an extensive background encompassing a broad range of electrical power and control systems, systems for communications, fire alarm and access control, as well as critical systems cooling.  His electrical experience spans from low voltage systems (24VAC/DC) through medium voltage (15kV) distribution and control.

David has lead forensic investigations involving fire cause, water related loss, personal injury, equipment malfunction, product defect and installation defect.

Various systems, components and equipment with which he has extensive experience are:

  • Arrestors – Medium Voltage
  • ATS (Automatic Transfer Switch)
  • Building Automation Systems
  • Busway & Bus Duct – Low & Medium Voltage
  • Circuit Breaker – Low & Medium Voltage – Residential, Molded Case, Insulated Case, Power & Vacuum types
  • Energy Management
  • EV (Electric Vehicle) Charging Stations
  • Fire Alarm
  • Generator
  • Harmonic Filtering & Mitigation
  • HVAC (Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning)
  • Contractors – NEMA, IEC, Lighting
  • Control – Low & Medium Voltage
  • Limit Switch
  • Load Center
  • Machine Safety
  • Metering
  • MCC (Motor Control Center) – Low & Medium Voltage
  • Motor Control – NEMA & IEC
  • Panel board – Branch Circuit & Distribution
  • PDU (Power Distribution Unit)
  • PFCC (Power Factor Correction Capacitors) – Low & Medium Voltage – Automatic & Fixed
  • Power Monitoring
  • Power Conditioner
  • Power Pedestal
  • Power Supply
  • Precision Cooling
  • Relay – NEMA & IEC – Control Types
  • Relay – Protective
  • Solar Micro-inverters
  • Switchboard – Class I, II & III
  • Switch – Air, Vacuum & SF6 – Low & Medium Voltage – Safety, Disconnect, Load-Interrupter types
  • Switchgear – Low & Medium Voltage
  • Surge Protection – Low Voltage
  • Timer – NEMA & IEC
  • Transformer – Low & Medium Voltage – Distribution, Unit-Substation, Power & Instrument types – Dry Type, Liquid Filled, Gas
  • UPS (Uninterruptible Power System)
  • VFD (Variable Frequency Drive
Team: EFI Global-USA
Telephone: 901-375-4062
Mobile: 901-500-5480
Email: David.Montague@efiglobal.com
Location: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Qualifications: PE
Areas of expertise: Engineering, environmental and fire services
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