Ontario Power Generation Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2020

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4.2
82%
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77%
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Ontario Power Generation CEO Ken Hartwick
Ken Hartwick
17 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, Learned a lot, friendly co workers(in 40 reviews)

  • "Good pay, great benefits, good work/life balance(in 38 reviews)

Cons
  • "Working for a huge company like OPG might limit what you're able/allowed to do(in 17 reviews)

  • "Sometimes slow paced environment but you have to keep asking for more work(in 14 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great Career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bowmanville, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary. Great Safety Culture. Great Benefits

    Cons

    Makes it hard to leave to try new opportunities

  2. COVID-19

    "Dinosaur organization for politicians photo-ops"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bowmanville, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pays above average, job security, union

    Cons

    Old mindset leadership, slow to changes

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  3. "OPG"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Bowmanville, ON

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, 7 hour workday, opportunity to learn about nuclear industry

    Cons

    Nuclear moves at a slower pace

  4. "The best"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chatham-Kent, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for.

    Cons

    I hindsight, nothing to complain about.

  5. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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

  6. "Good company; amid rampant change and scrutiny"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Hamilton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Great people and capabilities. Diversity. Excellent benefits - health/ drug plan and dental, group life insurance.

    Cons

    Salary , salary band compression, quasi-government organization and government owned .

  7. "Worth a look"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communications Officer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits, work hours. Interesting work. Smart people.

    Cons

    Ambitious people may be discouraged by slow pace of increase in responsibiity

  8. "Decent"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Darlington, PE
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work overall

    Cons

    Too little desk space to work

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "my job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Rad Protection Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good pay and working hours

    Cons

    sometimes its dirty work but it has to be done

  10. "Audit Analyst"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Easy to talk to management

    Cons

    Hard to do well in job

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