Hydro One Reviews

Updated Feb 22, 2021

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Hydro One President & CEO Carmine Marcello
Carmine Marcello
80 Ratings
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  • "unionized so alot of red tape in applying for promotions(in 13 reviews)

  • "Recent turnover in senior management has left a leadership void(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Nothing"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    The salary can be good

    Cons

    There is nothing to say here

  2. "Good Company for great benefit and pension"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hydro One full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work-life balance great benefit and pension

    Cons

    not much space for career development seniority over competency


  3. "Pro-employee, good management team"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Human Resources Technology Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hydro One full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very structured approach in terms if systems implementation

    Cons

    Not very open to innovation

  4. "Good Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Co-Op Student in Toronto, ON
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hydro One full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -good pay - lots to learn - build long lasting connections

    Cons

    - some work can be repetitive - unstructured co-op, need to ask for more work/ be proactive to get involved

  5. "Secure place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
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    Current Employee - Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Nice place to grow as a professional

    Cons

    No incentive to join management

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  6. "Hydro One - Great Career"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Powerline Technician/Foreman/Supervisor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hydro One full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of growth opportunities for power line staff, great pay and benefits, usually treated very well

    Cons

    Painfully slow bureaucracy, certain local work areas can be toxic (although it’s the exception rather than the rule)

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  7. "Good workplace"

    4.0
    Current Employee - CDM Programs Officer in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Good training and advancement internally

    Cons

    Difficult to communicate to senior management

  8. "Backend"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Backend Developer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good environment to work at. Friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Too much work :( and didnt really like my position in the company

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  9. "Good company to work for."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and good benefits.

    Cons

    Can be better in terms of work / life balance.

  10. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Director, Talent Management in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to advance and grow

    Cons

    Work life balance can be hard at times

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