Ontario Power Generation Reviews

Updated Jan 24, 2021

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Ontario Power Generation CEO Ken Hartwick
Ken Hartwick
35 Ratings
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  • "Working for a huge company like OPG might limit what you're able/allowed to do(in 19 reviews)

  • "Sometimes slow paced environment but you have to keep asking for more work(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Great Internship Opportunities"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Currently Unemployed and Seeking Work in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    - Great Pay. - Get to work alongside experienced engineers. - Experience counts for PEO.

    Cons

    - Not Fast Paced work enviroment. - Location is far, away from the city.

  2. "Excellence"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager Operations in Pickering, ON

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Great company and strong leadership opportunities

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic by the nature of the work


  3. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - CEO-Founder in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Growth opportunities and a significant amount of change if you like a challenge.

    Cons

    Manager's often are not experienced enough

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  4. "Great Internship"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Pickering, ON

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    A very relaxed work culture

    Cons

    At time can be difficult to find challenging work to complete

  5. "Solid company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of innovative projects and future potential.

    Cons

    Pay could be more reflective of work done re: value.

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  6. "Good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Student in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    - Learn to be a great political savant within a political organization - Great pay for students in the area - Low cost of living, so high ROI compared to other positions - Great people to work with, cream of the crop are attracted to the company.

    Cons

    Students complete the grunt work tasks, have to chase opportunities to learn any technical skills that haven't been outsourced already. Nepotism

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  7. "Salary"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Manager Compensation in Toronto, PE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work, lots of funds to spend

    Cons

    Too much bureaucratic and politics and waste of time in meetings

  8. "Exciting Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging and interesting work, great people, and many different experiences.

    Cons

    Work life balance at times can be a challenge. Environment can be harsh at times.

  9. "Such a wonderful place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment especially among teams

    Cons

    Such a big company so sometimes you could feel overlooked

  10. "Full-time career review"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Electrical EIT in Pickering, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Power Generation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great workload, opportunities for extra work/learning, flexible start-time

    Cons

    Lack of innovative ideas and processes

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