Burlington Hydro Inc.
Burlington Hydro employee repairing one of the company's powerline

Recognized as one of Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Burlington Hydro Inc. was selected as one of Hamilton-Niagara's Top Employers (2017):

  • Burlington Hydro helps employees balance their work and personal lives with a variety of alternative working options (that vary by position) including an earned days off program, compressed work schedules, flexible hours and telecommuting
  • In addition to helping employees save for the future with a defined benefit pension plan, Burlington Hydro provides retirement planning assistance and phased-in work options for employees approaching retirement
  • Burlington Hydro invests in ongoing employee development with full tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions as well as through in-house training and apprenticeship programs
Burlington Hydro professional engineer ensuring the integrity of the company's distribution system

Highlights

Industry Electric Power Distribution
Established in Canada 1945
Parent company Burlington Hydro Electric Inc.
Parent company head office Burlington ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Burlington ON
Full-time employees in Canada 90
Average age of employees in Canada 47
Longest serving employee 37 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Burlington Hydro Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Burlington Hydro Powerline Technician

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric Power Distribution
Parent company Burlington Hydro Electric Inc.
Parent company head office Burlington ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Burlington ON
Full-time employees in Canada 50 to 100
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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