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The following is a Graduate Review for Costain.

Costain scores 3.6/5 based on 358 reviews.

All reviews are based exclusively on results of feedback from employees from Costain. Employees are asked to rate Costain on a wide range of work place topics, which is broken down through star ratings on the right hand side.

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What are the Best and Worst things about your job?


You are exposed to a large variety of construction processes and have the opportunity to negotiate with subcontractors and manage your own work.


High levels of processing and limitations, can be frustrating at times trying to get documents signed off and can sometimes be quite mundane.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £27,000 - £29,000

Current salary: £29,000 - £31,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 07:40

Finish: 17:00

What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?

Have a well thought out, professional CV, demonstrable track record of your ability to work with teams and adapt to situations.

Do you have any interview tips?

Confidence not arrogance, be clear with your experience and your best qualities, they are not going to be expecting you to be the perfect finished article.

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