Hydro One Reviews

Updated 3 Sep 2020

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4.1
76%
Recommend to a Friend
64%
Approve of CEO
Hydro One President & CEO Carmine Marcello
Carmine Marcello
66 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, good culture, good pay(in 42 reviews)

  • "Great Pay; Great hours, Management is very lenient, no pressure at all(in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Continuous secretive meetings about gossip, how to slight employees and sneak things below the unions radar(in 12 reviews)

  • "no cons if you're willing to keep an open mind(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Training Specialist in Barrie, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    info was more than I wanted

    Cons

    application was too long to answer

  2. "Arboriculture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Utility Arborist 

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    working and doing what you love

    Cons

    hard work and the working conditions at some points


  3. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    great work-life balance and opportunity to grow within company

    Cons

    management flow, no clear direction

  4. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, good culture, good pay

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, a little bit of a dated culture

  5. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Journeyman Lineman in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Great spot to learn everything. All over Ontario.

    Cons

    The company has gone semi private. In would like fill private or all government

  6. "Lot of things to learn"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Vasai, Maharashtra
    Recommends

    I worked at Hydro One full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Variety of products. Gain technical knowledge and experience. Individual projects handling experience.

    Cons

    Delay salary. Management is very poor.

  7. "Great Company with a small downside"

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

    I worked at Hydro One full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of Opportunities to get involved with different projects

    Cons

    Hard to get full time job even as a previous intern with great references

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  8. "Not good"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hydro One part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    close to home and nice atmosphere

    Cons

    long working hours low pay

  9. "Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer I in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary is good, people are nice

    Cons

    Chaos sometimes, cubicles are comfortable, lots of unnecessary meetings

  10. "Top Utility"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Hydro One full-time

    Pros

    Safety is always priority #1

    Cons

    High payments towards Pension plan

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