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Hydro One Reviews

Updated 21 March, 2017
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Hydro One President & CEO Carmine Marcello
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Pros
  • People here have great work life balance (in 16 reviews)

  • Good pay for having little to no experience (in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • hiring very less full time employee (in 10 reviews)

  • the union takes a long time to go through barganing (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Best place I've ever worked at. Great salary, work life balance and people.

    Cons

    Sometimes it takes a long time to get things done.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to be accountable.


  2. "A salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    worklife balance - physical safety is the #1 priority
    good salary
    good benefits

    Cons

    very slow
    political
    to get to a solution it is always the long ineffective way


  3. "hydro one construction electrician"

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    Current Employee - Electrician in Timmins, ON
    Current Employee - Electrician in Timmins, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hydro One part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to grow as an employee. Wide range of electrical task from building protection and control rack to installing high voltage equipment.

    Cons

    For the most part there is a lot of traveling to be done, on company time as well as personal time.

    Advice to Management

    Keeping employees close to home helps keep them happier which leads to a better family life and leads a more productive and happier work group.


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  5. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    the work environment is very chill. high salary. The working environment is clean and tidy. good to work as an intern, meet a lot of new people. lots of activities

    Cons

    Too chill, not a place for self-development. pace is very slow. promotion based on experience not performance.


  6. "Hydro One"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly and casual work environment.

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for development given to interns. Difficult to get a full-time position after interning

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunities for student development during internships.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Protection & Control Engineer"

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

    Pros

    Very good place for young professionals with a long term stableN outlook

    Cons

    Not much in cons, mostly a positive experience working at Hydro ONE.


  8. "Network Intern Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    fun flexible good new up tempo

    Cons

    no bonus, too much reports


  9. "Hydro One"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Pay, WorkLife Balance, Work can be interesting

    Cons

    Very Corporate, Can be boring at times


  10. "Not a bad place to work."

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    Current Employee - Assistant Network Management Engineer/Officer in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Assistant Network Management Engineer/Officer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, have been working here for 5+years. Great benefit , great salary, defined pension. Work life balance is great, coworkers are similar age great place to make long term friends

    Cons

    New Managment has changed the environment a lot


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Lazy"

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    Current Employee - Apprentice in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Apprentice in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hydro One (More than a year)

    Pros

    Improving my euchre game. Sleeping on the job

    Cons

    Almost everyone there is a bunch of lazy, whiny dog breeders

    Advice to Management

    Hire people who won't take advantage of you...(Union Workers)



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