Costain helps 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.
Eight2O is a ground-breaking alliance for Thames Water, consisting of 7 major companies working alongside with our customer. Together we are delivering a £1.7BN portfolio across the Thames network over a 5-year period [with an option to extend this a further 5 years beyond 2020 into AMP 7].
The Costain, Atkins, Black & Veatch JV (CABV JV) is accountable for delivering a £750m of this portfolio consisting of several Major Projects (including Thames Tideway Interface Project, Basingstoke, and CHP’s) along with other substantial Projects and Programmes split over the Thames region. The CABV JV portfolio includes work from concept, business case proposals, value engineering, efficiency and commercial modelling, design and delivery so in essence its undertaking the Sponsor, Client and Delivery roles which is an excellent position to learn and apply for any career experience.
The Commercial Structure is currently an 85-strong team, including the functions of Finance, Commercial, Procurement, and Supply Chain. The team are looking to take on either a Senior or Project QS on to the project and the successful candidate can be based at either the Hampton or Reading office.
We will not accept any freelance or consultant applications at this time.
We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.
At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.
We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.