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Hydro One Reviews

Updated Mar 8, 2020

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4.0
71%
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87%
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Hydro One President & CEO Carmine Marcello
Carmine Marcello
61 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good environment, good people to work with and good pay(in 38 reviews)

  • "Great work-life balance and work culture(in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • "Hard to get back into full time, can be a little slow for co-ops at certain times(in 21 reviews)

  • "no cons if you're willing to keep an open mind(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Employer"

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

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

    Pros

    Great corporate culture with competitive pay and benefits

    Cons

    Large portion of employees are unionized which can be a pro or con, depending on your viewpoint

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    Hydro One2020-03-04
  2. "Great Place to Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great Pay - My team was fantastic, a very positive learning experience - A lot of other co-ops and young people to meet and interact with - Province wide

    Cons

    - Very unionized, sometimes gets in the way of progress - A lot of processes in order to complete tasks (chain of command is sometimes undefined)

    Hydro One2020-03-08
  3. "Nice work environment"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, and being motivated to learn.

    Cons

    The office is a little far from my home,so more commute time.

    Hydro One2020-02-12
  4. "Great Employer For a Stable Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great work-life balance and work culture

    Cons

    Mundane tasks, can get boring at times

    Hydro One2020-02-08
  5. "Great Work/Life Balance"

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    Current Employee - Senior Telecom Engineer/Officer 

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Unionized, not too stressful, friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Work with proven but old technology. Management frowns on working from home.

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    Hydro One2020-01-11
  6. "average"

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    Former Employee - Electrician 

    I worked at Hydro One part-time

    Pros

    good pay friendly nice people

    Cons

    some times very long hour

    Hydro One2020-01-18
  7. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Recruiter 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary Travel Location Close to the mall

    Cons

    Management No parking Stuck up people No growth Management thinks they know it all

    Hydro One2019-12-27
  8. "Commission protections, perform maintenance on protections"

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    Current Employee - Field Protection & Control Engineer 

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

    Pros

    Unionized, diverse, good salary and benefits

    Cons

    Big ship hard to steer, inefficient process

    Hydro One2019-12-24
  9. "Turnover too high"

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    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    Too much back-stabbing especially senior management

    Hydro One2020-01-26
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Depressing"

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    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Pension Health benefits Union Interesting work assignments

    Cons

    Heartless, gutless, and soulless place. No room for advancement or training. No promotions - company is downsizing by not filling vacancies. Inflexible - no telecommuting, penny pinching. Inexperienced, incompetent management - sycophants who will do anything for a bonus, including throwing their staff under the bus. Outdated, inefficient systems and processes. Several workplace accidents and deaths occurring due to poor processes and procedures. Unengaged and unmotivated workforce due to no real support, appreciation, incentives, or advancement opportunities. Uninspiring management lacking basic leadership skills, strategy or vision.

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    Hydro One2020-01-03
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