Ontario Power Generation Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 20, 2021

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Ontario Power Generation CEO Ken Hartwick
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Pros
  • "There is a lot of respect for your personal time and I think in general offers a good work life balance(in 50 reviews)

  • "Great company good pay good experience(in 47 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Working for a huge company like OPG might limit what you're able/allowed to do(in 20 reviews)

  • "A little slow paced, would recommend a longer term to get experience(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Great place to work

      Jan 20, 2021 - Internship in Pickering, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance Great pay Great experience

      Cons

      Can be very slow at times Mundane engineering work

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    2. 5.0
      Former Freelancer, more than 5 years

      Great Career Option

      Jan 18, 2021 - Associate in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There is a lot of respect for your personal time and I think in general offers a good work life balance Great people - love the tech pool and challenges we solve everyday

      Cons

      Long hours but very respectful management and flexible policies

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Exciting Place to Work

      Jan 5, 2021 - Senior Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      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.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Intern, less than 1 year

      The IRI department is a gem!

      Dec 25, 2020 - Engineering in Pickering, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - amazing work life balance - experienced, knowledgeable, passionate and friendly co-workers/boss - lots of opportunities to develop my skills as an intern and share my ideas

      Cons

      I honestly don't have anything bad to say.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      OPG Refurbishment

      Nov 13, 2020 - Performance Improvement Officer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - good work environment - company transparency - good pay - work life balance is imporant to company

      Cons

      - job security - nuclear industry pressure

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    6. 4.0
      Former Intern

      Good work-life balance

      Jan 18, 2021 - Engineering Intern 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work-life balance, great pay and friendly co-workers

      Cons

      Slow-paced work environment, limitations to what work an intern can do.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Contractor

      NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

      Jan 14, 2021 - Electrical Control Technician in Pickering, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay Safety is priority Good Work life Balance

      Cons

      Slow paced Less full time more contract job

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    8. 5.0
      Former Intern, more than 1 year

      Intern in Darlington Refurbishment for OPG

      Sep 17, 2020 - Engineering Intern in Clarington, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance Respectful co-workers and positive attitudes

      Cons

      As an intern, tasks that are interesting will be dependent on department and needs Lots of jargon and company procedures/processes that can slow down things Will have to travel by car to get to station (no close public transit of course)

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Not a great place to work

      Jan 4, 2021 - FLM 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary, Benefits, People, not much more

      Cons

      No work life balance, poor middle management

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    10. 5.0
      Former Contractor

      Great Environment

      Oct 19, 2020 - Intern 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Pay, work-life balance, friendly workers, lots of training, fun

      Cons

      Slower Pace of progress, Red-tape,

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