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About Costain

Costain helps to improve lives with smart infrastructure solutions across the UK’s energy, water, transportation and defence sectors. We help to safeguard the security, increase the capacity, improve customer service and drive efficiency in our clients’ infrastructure programmes. Our strategy is to become the UK’s leading smart infrastructure solutions company through our focus on blue chip clients whose major spending plans are underpinned by strategic national needs, regulatory commitments or essential maintenance requirements. We offer a broad range of innovative services across the whole life cycle of our clients’ assets by integrating complex delivery, consultancy, technology and asset optimisation services. Our culture and values underpin everything we do.

At Costain, we have a vibrant, challenging and growing business – an environment that provides tremendous opportunities for everybody. We're looking for skilled, expert and motivated people who'll help us to improve people's lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

Today, we employ around 3,400 people and are one of the nation’s Top 100 Most Admired companies and have been named in the Times Top Employers for Women 2021.


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"My day to day job role is to go through invoices and match them to PODs and pas them through for payment if all has been delivered and received. It includes me querying invoices due to purchase orders..." Read full review


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Opportunities offered:

  • Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
  • Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
  • Degree Apprenticeship / Sponsored Degree (Level 6/7)

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