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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?


the variety and being out there working with others whilst knowing that you are contributing to something that will still be stood in 20+ years time


Demands from overbearing clients, Potentially early starts (if you aren't a morning person you will struggle in construction), the commute from home and being away all week.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £25,000 - £27,000

Current salary: £35,000 - £37,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 08:00

Finish: 18:30

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

Get your application in early and take your time to complete the covering letter.

Do you have any interview tips?

Research Costains history and the innovation that we have been involved in over the years. We take pride in being an ethical company both from a supply chain perspective but also in the way we operate with lots of Green initiatives in operation.

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