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Good company and great place to work. Had an opportunity to work with some exceptional people. Very supportive of employee development, and learning.
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Excellent. .
Flexible hours, They want me to be fully trained for the job they want me to be engaged in. People are friendly and possess excellent ethics.
Pros
Flexuble hours
Cons
Don't find and negative issues
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IF you're willing to suck up to some big egos than this might work for you. Org structure is constantly changing and if you're one of the unlucky ones than you'll either lose your position and have to re-apply to another division, or they'll just fire you. Senior Management treat their support persons however they choose, and are not afraid of yelling to make themselves look important. Hard workers who won't accept this treatment are let go, while the "suck-ups" can keep their jobs even when blatantly underperforming.
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The management was good. All of my coworkers were very welcoming and helpful. The building was open and welcoming. Work hours flexibility was a bit of an issue.
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Lots of paper work to do jobs. Learning curve is very slow because of the security and safety of any jobs performed on the site. They pay well and good.
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dark times at OPG; no job security, willing to let great talent leave/expire; took contract with hopes of advancing within broader company/internal job postings but they block temps/contracts
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Nothing unusual about OPG for their industry sector. They do some things well. There are variations in their annual budget outcomes driving growing or shrinking their workforce. Only expectation is to know for that year what their resource loading is like, next year it might change.
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performs a huge variety of duties including deciphering work orders, locating merchandize in storage locations, and picking and packing them for shipping to awaiting customers.
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I worked mainly on Major projects like Darlington refurbishment and Rapid Delivery Machine for Fuel Channel inspection project, project environment was understandable challenging as is in any other major nuclear project. But met some of the finest people i know and loved working with them.
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Everything moves extremely slow in part due to the nature of the business but largely in part of the overall very poor culture in the company. No incentives to excel and go above and beyond what your job entails and often you'll be met with additional roadblocks if you try and do so.
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Flexible hours
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Good pay, better than most others.
Benefits cannot be matched by any other.


Typical day in projects involves talking to contractors and tracking progress of the current projects.
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work and life balance is god. alot of activities to get involved into community. good company to get you foot into and advance. wold love to work there.
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OPG takes pride in its employees and focuses many resources on ensuring the workplace is full of diversity and inclusion. The pay is competitive, but job stability with Pickering Station shutting down is the biggest draw back.
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Lots of data flowing in company. As a database developer you will get lots of chances for automation. Busy work environment & excellent learning Opportunity for Coop students. Friendly Workplace and good to see some people's hard work & dedication towards their job. Hardest part will be to get familiar with company's process and understand every bit of it as there are no documentations. Once you get comfortable with the process it will be lot more fun to work.
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Amazing company to work for. They pride themselves on safety for the workers and the public. Always room for advancement. Great pay and benefits. Best place one could work for.
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After taking 4 months to start work at OPG excepting a TERM position and joining the Local union 2309. The pay scale I was given is nowhere close to what was it is. If you are a fully licensed Millwright and can live off 36.71 an hour after everything they take out of you, than it’s a place for you. All personal working here are supportive and great to work with.
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Good people to work with
Cons
Long commute, Low pay
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Great place to work if you can get in. The work is slow paced but you get to work on many interesting design engineering projects. The pay is also very good for co-op students.
Pros
Pay, flexible hours
Cons
Slow paced environment
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I worked there on a six month contract. I supported four project managers. everyone was helpful and friendly. I managed their calendars, meetings, expenses and reports. the hardest part of the job was staying organized, which I managed to do quite well. the most enjoyable part of the job was learning more about nuclear reactors.
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early hours, benefits
Cons
tons of work every day
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-Great company to work with
-continuous training

-no comment on management

-Buddy buddy

-never expect what will happen tomorrow

-excellent training, second to none
Pros
great company
Cons
Buddy system
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Wish I could have stayed longer. Great people and a great place to work. Maybe one day I'll be able to get back into the hydro field. Management was fair.
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I enjoy working here, good culture and I feel I can contribute a lot. There are many processes, most of them are good but not everyone are up to speed and aligned as there are constantly many revisions and additions.
Pros
Short hours
Cons
Too much processes
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