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About us
Our purpose is to improve people’s lives by delivering integrated leading edge smart infrastructure solutions to meet national needs across the UK’s energy, water, transportation and defence markets.

Costain has been improving the lives of people through infrastructure since 1865. We have a history spanning 150 years and during that time have been
 – more... involved in some of the world’s major projects.

Some local projects you may recognise include the Thames Barrier; raised more than 80 times since the 1980s to prevent London being flooded. Also, we’ve been involved in the construction of the Channel Tunnel and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, including the revitalisation of St Pancras Station to accept Eurostar trains.
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What is it like to work at Costain?

3.8
Work/Life Balance
3.8
Salary/Benefits
3.4
Job Security/Advancement
3.7
Management
3.8
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Costain?

Picture of Alex Vaughan, CEO of Costain
80%
of employees approve of Alex Vaughan’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 69 ratings
4.0
Collaborative and always offered training
Written by Bid Editor (Former Employee) from Maidenhead, Berkshire on 26 November 2019
The Work Winning department was undergoing a lot of change, so my experience was not typical. I was most impressed with the level of training in all aspects of the job so I understood my remit and the responsibility of the team. The culture was also changing at the time (2015). Management was fair and available to me for both job and progression issues, - more...
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What jobs are available at Costain?

Top work locations
4.7
Southampton
4.5
Manchester
4.3
London
3.8
Maidenhead
3.8
Immingham
Most popular roles
4.8
Document Controller
4.7
Laborer
4.3
Construction Manager
4.3
Groundworker
3.7
Administrator

Costain jobs:

What did candidates say about the interview at Costain?

Interview experience
Based on 46 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 46 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 42 interviews
About a day or two
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