Ontario Power Generation Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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Ontario Power Generation CEO Ken Hartwick
Ken Hartwick
32 Ratings
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  • "Working for a huge company like OPG might limit what you're able/allowed to do(in 19 reviews)

  • "Sometimes slow paced environment but you have to keep asking for more work(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - CEO-Founder in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Growth opportunities and a significant amount of change if you like a challenge.

    Cons

    Manager's often are not experienced enough

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  2. "Good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Student in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    - Learn to be a great political savant within a political organization - Great pay for students in the area - Low cost of living, so high ROI compared to other positions - Great people to work with, cream of the crop are attracted to the company.

    Cons

    Students complete the grunt work tasks, have to chase opportunities to learn any technical skills that haven't been outsourced already. Nepotism

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  3. "Exciting Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Challenging and interesting work, great people, and many different experiences.

    Cons

    Work life balance at times can be a challenge. Environment can be harsh at times.

  4. "Such a wonderful place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment especially among teams

    Cons

    Such a big company so sometimes you could feel overlooked

  5. "Internship"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Junior Chemical Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Great hours, well paid, interesting job.

    Cons

    At times, it can be a bit slow.

  6. "Great Place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Section Manager in Bowmanville, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Challenging projects, great step into the nuclear industry

    Cons

    Too many good people are given temporary contracts

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  7. "Not a great place to work"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - FLM 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, People, not much more

    Cons

    No work life balance, poor middle management

  8. "Very good company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    They adhere to their standards

    Cons

    Downsizing in progress in advance of Pickering shutdown

  9. "Opg"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Nuclear Operator in Pickering, ON

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    The pay is very competitive

    Cons

    Holliday work can be difficult

  10. "Review"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Technical Engineer/Officer in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Safety is the first and foremost priority

    Cons

    Some positions are available on shift schedule only

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