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Student Civil Engineer (Year in Industry)

Student Civil Engineer (Year in Industry)

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About Costain and your project.

Start date: June 2018 – Sept 2019 (6-12 month placement)

Applications close: 31st December 2017

The Costain Sponsored Student Programme starts with an industrial placement of an option between a 6-12 month placement. Successful candidates may then be offered sponsorship support throughout their degree which could lead to a Graduate position with Costain. 

What will I be doing?

As a Student Civil Engineer you will be part of a team delivering a project either on site or during the design stage. You will take a significant role in managing aspects of the work including safety, quality, time and cost.  You will acquire technical, leadership and project management skills and experience. This will include undertaking some of the following tasks:

  • Reviewing drawings and planning the work
  • Communicating the plans
  • Overseeing work progress on site or through design
  • Setting out
  • Quality inspections
  • Measurement and progress recording
  • Innovating and proposing alternative solutions
  • Budgets
  • Valuations
  • Supplier Liaison

About you

  • Studying a Civil Engineering degree accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE), with the intention to become a Chartered Engineer
  • A desire to bring together a range of insights and disciplines to solve challenging infrastructure problems, and to optimise infrastructure capacity and performance
  • A desire to earn whilst gaining valuable work experience in relevant sectors
  • Mobility to work on various projects throughout the UK