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Updated February 19, 2018
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Pros
  • Pay is good but the work-life balance is the biggest factor for me (in 18 reviews)

  • Great pay, higher then most engineering internships (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • there are no CONS, it is all pros (in 6 reviews)

  • All Engineering work is contracted out (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place and benefits also

    Cons

    None at and great place to work

    Advice to Management

    Keep up good work


  2. "I has a good experience and enjoyed my time there"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    OT worked hard to value their employees. I liked the managers and the positive attitudes around the office. Everyone contributed to a good company culture.

    Cons

    I would have liked to see a more competitive benefits package. The premiums continued to go up each and every year which was frustrating.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  3. "Very interesting sector to work in."

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    Former Employee - Enterprise Risk Management in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Enterprise Risk Management in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Pros

    Great pay. Interesting work. Good location. Lot of opportunity to learn and expand your skill set.

    Cons

    Slow work environment. Not a lot of opportunities for interns to come back to the company after graduation.


  4. "Senior Design Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    work life balance, benefits, safe work environment, colleagues

    Cons

    union environment, slow paced, limited work travel


  5. "Shift Manager in Training"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager In Training in Pickering, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Shift Manager In Training in Pickering, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, benefits and growth opportunities

    Cons

    No room to use creativity

    Advice to Management

    Management team at OPG is excellent


  6. "Good benefits and pension plan"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and pension plan

    Cons

    Senior management are not held accountable for mistakes

    Advice to Management

    Management should be held accountable of their work


  7. "Best Job Ever!!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefit awesome bunch of people to work with.....

    Cons

    Lots of red tape. Hard to get jobs done in a timely fashion

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to suggestions from the floor.

  8. "Ontario Power Generation - Nuclear Division Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowmanville, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowmanville, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A large organization with lots of great motivated people. Excellent benefits. Pension plan.

    Cons

    Company has been going through a lot of transition and has been trying to "do more with less" - reducing the employee count through widespread firings.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize that people work best when they are informed, motivated, feel their work has meaning, and are recognized as individuals instead of a cog in the machine. Need to start leading the way by walking the walk not just talking the talk.


  9. "Admin assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - great culture
    - hours
    - supportive team

    Cons

    - pay
    comp/ benefits
    - balance
    - not diverse
    - training

    Advice to Management

    - more training
    - diverse


  10. "Excellent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hydroelectric Operating Supervisor in Queenston, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Hydroelectric Operating Supervisor in Queenston, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay equity for men and women.

    Cons

    Policies are linked to current Provincial government policies. Forever changing depending on whose in power.

    Advice to Management

    Use natural resources wisely to provide cost efficient power production in Ontario


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