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Toronto Hydro Reviews

Updated Sep 30, 2019

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Found 105 reviews

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Toronto Hydro CEO Anthony M. Haines (no image)
Anthony M. Haines
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  • "Be patient and work hard for a full time(in 14 reviews)

  • "Lots of office politics and high employee turnover can make one very uneasy to feel comfortable or supported in your role(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Nice place to build your career"

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    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Toronto Hydro full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly environment, professional, respectful , good pension plan

    Cons

    Very competitive and hard to get promoted

    Toronto Hydro2019-07-03
  2. "Great for someone looking to gain exposure"

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    Former Employee - Technical Student 
    Recommends

    I worked at Toronto Hydro full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - in depth knowledge gained of the energy sector - competitive salary/wages

    Cons

    - may not have as much exposure to other areas of interest depending on the needs of the team

    Toronto Hydro2019-09-24
  3. "Safe but stagnant company"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Toronto Hydro full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, good training Get lucky if you have good Managers/Directors Respect work/life balance

    Cons

    Lacks corporate strategic direction. Prefers to standstill, stay safe and hang hat on being a monopoly Titles are funny here. Don't match levels for external organization

    Advice to Management

    Look forward more than 2 years or next rate filing. Care about your customers.

    Toronto Hydro2019-09-30
  4. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team and pay through

    Cons

    No downside to work for such company

    Toronto Hydro2019-09-26
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Okay place but lots of office politics"

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

    I have been working at Toronto Hydro full-time

    Pros

    Great people and managers ( depending on dept) to work from great starting salary and benefits

    Cons

    Lots of office politics and high employee turnover can make one very uneasy to feel comfortable or supported in your role.

    Advice to Management

    Fix toxic work cultures from the top - down to retain high performing employees and make a safer work environment

    Toronto Hydro2019-08-14
  6. "Easy work if you know excel"

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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Student in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Toronto Hydro full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Not much to do, pretty easy just work in excel

    Cons

    Work culture is super boring, typical 9-5 cubical job

    Toronto Hydro2019-05-22
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Student in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Toronto Hydro full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    managable working hours and ease of completion

    Cons

    commute is fairly lengthy and burdensome

    Advice to Management

    n/a

    Toronto Hydro2019-05-08
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Toronto Hydro full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful colleagues; great benefits; dynamic company

    Cons

    None that come to mind

    Toronto Hydro2019-03-12
  9. "electrical tech"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Toronto Hydro part-time

    Pros

    long probation periods hard to find manager

    Cons

    good pay and benefits short hours

    Toronto Hydro2019-03-12
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Technical Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Excellent growth opportunities for individuals looking for industry and professional experience

    Cons

    Students are treated as students. Depending on the team you are in, the culture may dictate the relationship you share with others on your team.

    Toronto Hydro2019-02-07
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