Costain Reviews

All of the below job reviews are anonymously written by graduates and apprentices working at Costain to provide you with a unique insight into working there.

7.6
3.8/5
Date added: 24th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
I like my job and I like what I am doing daily.Long shifts (at least 10-11 hours per day).
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Graduate Civil Engineer
Team:
HIGHWAYS
Voted Useful by 6 People
9.8
4.9/5
Date added: 18th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
- Career progression - The office environment and my colleaguesI work at two different offices doing two sets of accounts and once I am back at college one day a week it can difficult to fit everything into a working week.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Apprentice Accounts Assistant
Team:
Accounts
Voted Useful by 8 People
7.8
3.9/5
Date added: 16th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
Challenging with busy periods.Long hours.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Graduate - Site Engineer
Team:
Engineer
Voted Useful by 6 People
7.5
3.8/5
Date added: 13th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
On the job training. Can choose which path you want to take depending on your objectives.Can be on the same production job for quite a bit of time.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Engineer technician - Apprentice
Voted Useful by 2 People
7.2
3.6/5
Date added: 10th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
Significantly increased responsibility and therefore prospects.The threat of having to work away from home should my next project require it.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Technology Apprentice
Team:
Highways
Voted Useful by 2 People
9.5
4.8/5
Date added: 10th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
Responsibility.Paperwork.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Apprentice
Team:
Commerical
Voted Useful by 4 People
7.8
3.9/5
Date added: 10th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
- Varied experiences - High level of responsibility - Training- High level of responsibility - Long hours - Long commute
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Apprentice Civil Engineer
Team:
Highways
Voted Useful by 6 People
5
2.5/5
Date added: 10th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
Working with nice and polite people.The work hours are the same Monday to Friday which means I do not get to see family much.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Receptionist/Business Administration Apprentice
Team:
Business Admin
Voted Useful by 2 People
7.8
3.9/5
Date added: 10th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
Good teams, flexibility and options to move. On the ground projects offering good site experience and a range of projects. Pay is good and good benefits offered.Site hours can be long.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Graduate Civil Engineer
Team:
Rail
Voted Useful by 3 People
6.6
3.3/5
Date added: 08th April 2017 by Anonymous
What are the best and worst things about your company?
Dynamic Atmosphere, Changing Environments, Large Amount of Responsibility.Working Environment, Site Offices and Facilities compared to those of an office job.
What do you actually do on a day-to-day basis?
Employer:
Job Title::
Graduate Mechanical Engineer
Team:
Engineering
Voted Useful by 9 People