EDF Reviews

Updated May 31, 2020

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3.9
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EDF Président Directeur Général Jean-Bernard Lévy
Jean-Bernard Lévy
245 Ratings
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  1. "Good company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at EDF full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fun projects, renewable industry, willing to give junior employee responsibilities.

    Cons

    Below market salaries, can be very bureaucratic.

    EDF2019-12-07
  2. "Full time at EDF"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EDF full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Outdoor Renewables Independent work Good benefits Great office atmosphere

    Cons

    Lack of communication from upper management. Often not enough supervision or instruction from the management Neglect for training technicians properly poor management mentality difficult to get raises inconsistencies between wage and experience. not much room to advance, no current position above advanced technician. basic safety requirements take ages to correct.

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    EDF2019-01-16
  3. "Great Organization - long-term projects"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EDF full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Exposure to Leading edge development strategies for renewables. Collegial, supportive Canadian colleagues Satisfaction of working toward a cleaner, sustainable environment

    Cons

    Overriding management from Europe and USA

    EDF2018-10-10
  4. "Intern"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at EDF

    Pros

    Great company to work for, great team to work with. Overall I really enjoyed my time with EDF

    Cons

    growth opportunity is dependent on volume of work

    EDF2017-10-18
  5. "Working on a contract at EDF Energies Nouvelles."

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Office Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at EDF

    Pros

    Great concept of changing from electricity to wind energy.

    Cons

    Communication to office in Montreal because that is where all the accounting is done. Should have conducted an interview before the contract began rather than starting a stranger right in on the position.

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    EDF2015-01-06
  6. "Good package"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I have been working at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Good company package, salary and pension scheme.

    Cons

    Promotion and career path very slow and limited.

    EDF2020-05-31
  7. "Company cares about its staff. Great people, but unfortunately hindered by old school management style"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hove, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, benefits, generous salary, great people at the working layer.

    Cons

    Too many chiefs, the heirachy and politics makes it very difficult to get things done.

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    EDF2020-05-27
  8. "Excellent Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for, great people.

    Cons

    All great - nothing wrong

    EDF2020-05-25
  9. "Materials"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tribologist in Gloucester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Variety of plant and problems.

    Cons

    Largely nuclear specific unique technology.

    EDF2020-05-15
  10. "I have worked at EDF for over 10 years"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Exeter, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EDF full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work-life balance and everyone is willing to help

    Cons

    Slow to react and adapt to modern ways of working

    EDF2020-05-05
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