• Receptionist

    Job Locations UK-Somerset-Yatton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    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.


    Costain Integrated Technology Solutions provide integrated hardware and software based solutions across a broad spectrum of traffic monitoring and management requirements. 


    We are looking for an organised, confident and team focused Receptionist/Administrator to support the Technology Capability Team.

    What will I be doing?

    • Creating and supporting a professional, welcoming environment as first point of contact for the business.
    • Providing a front of house reception service with a professional and customer-centric manner, making sure reception is running smoothly
    • Ensure visitors to the office sign in and out of and complete HS/Office visitor induction information
    • Answering, filtering and dealing with telephone calls and visitors efficiently and effectively
    • Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel etc.
    • Management and booking of meeting rooms, conference facilities and catering
    • Organisation of incoming and outgoing post
    • Ordering and maintaining stationery, equipment and consumables supplies
    • Photocopying and printing various documents, sometimes on behalf of other colleagues
    • Arranging both in house and external events.
    • Ad hoc administration tasks, binding/laminating presentations, training manuals etc.
    • Managing car parking and permits
    • Assist with meeting room preparation

    About you

    • The ability to plan own work, work on own initiative and meet deadlines
    • The ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands and prioritise tasks and workload
    • Tact, discretion and respect for confidentiality
    • A pleasant, confident telephone manner
    • Teamwork
    • Reliable, honest and trustworthy
    • Punctual, Flexible and Adaptable

    You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador, Health & Wellbeing Champion, EDI Champion)

    Final Statement

    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.



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