Ontario Power Generation Reviews

Updated 30 Jun 2020

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4.1
85%
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65%
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Ontario Power Generation CEO Ken Hartwick
Ken Hartwick
13 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, great benefits, good work/life balance(in 37 reviews)

  • "Good pay, Learned a lot, friendly co workers(in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "Working for a huge company like OPG might limit what you're able/allowed to do(in 17 reviews)

  • "slightly slow paced environment(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Engineer in Pickering, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay Good work life balance good benefits good people to work with

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy big company so it gets hard to get the necessary information everything is slow

  2. "Good company; amid rampant change and scrutiny"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Hamilton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Great people and capabilities. Diversity. Excellent benefits - health/ drug plan and dental, group life insurance.

    Cons

    Salary , salary band compression, quasi-government organization and government owned .

  3. "Worth a look"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communications Officer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits, work hours. Interesting work. Smart people.

    Cons

    Ambitious people may be discouraged by slow pace of increase in responsibiity

  4. "Decent"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Darlington, PE
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good place to work overall

    Cons

    Too little desk space to work

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "my job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Rad Protection Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good pay and working hours

    Cons

    sometimes its dirty work but it has to be done

  6. "Audit Analyst"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy to talk to management

    Cons

    Hard to do well in job

  7. "Review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Pickering, ON

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    union is a good thing to have

    Cons

    promotions r rare unless in management

  8. "Exceptional"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stability of job, long term career.

    Cons

    Challenges of working in a unionized environment.

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  9. "Good fair workplace"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun. challenging work at times

    Cons

    Can get boring on slow days

  10. "Great Company, excellent benefits"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Asset Management Specialist, Asset Management Planning 

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance. Energy Generation leader

    Cons

    Work can get repetitive depending on role. Important to keep moving around.

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