Ontario Power Generation Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 13 Nov 2020

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Ontario Power Generation CEO Ken Hartwick
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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. "OPG Refurbishment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Performance Improvement Officer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation

    Pros

    - good work environment - company transparency - good pay - work life balance is imporant to company

    Cons

    - job security - nuclear industry pressure

  2. "Great Environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation

    Pros

    Great Pay, work-life balance, friendly workers, lots of training, fun

    Cons

    Slower Pace of progress, Red-tape,


  3. "Intern in Darlington Refurbishment for OPG"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Engineering Intern in Clarington, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance Respectful co-workers and positive attitudes

    Cons

    As an intern, tasks that are interesting will be dependent on department and needs Lots of jargon and company procedures/processes that can slow down things Will have to travel by car to get to station (no close public transit of course)

  4. "IT Intern"

    4.0
    Former Intern - IT Intern in Pickering, ON

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, pay is great, and people are helpful and kind.

    Cons

    Might be socially Isolating for young interns since most of the co-workers are older.

  5. "Good place to work at"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Engineering Intern 

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits, good work/life balance

    Cons

    May be slow paced at times

  6. "Good Experience As An Intern"

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

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation for more than a year

    Pros

    -Supportive colleagues -Great pay for intern -Good work/life balance -Very knowledgeable workforce. It’s great to hear the expertise and stories of people who’ve worked in the nuclear industry for so long

    Cons

    -Can get bored sometimes if you don’t have new work. The plus side is that you can usually find stuff to do if you take initiative. -Might not always get the most relevant experience to your field of engineering study.

  7. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
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    • 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

  8. "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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    "Good Pay, Average Learning Experience"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Intern in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay, Stable Job, GREAT Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Slow Work, Not Good for Fresh Graduates in Terms of Learning Experience

  10. "Great company, great benefits"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Not a lot of new opportunities.

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