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Graduate Project Controls

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  • You must have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, passion for Carbon Net Zero, keen interest in Project Controls, strong communication skills, proactive mindset, ability to work in a team, meet deadlines, manage tasks, IT proficient, willingness to learn, build relationships, thrive under pressure, and be mobile throughout the UK.
  • You will assist in developing project scope, managing reports, analyzing financial data, and maintaining schedules using software like Primavera P6. Travel opportunities may also be available for interstate or international projects.

Graduate Job

Construction & Surveying, EngineeringLondon


  • Be passionate about your field, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, high attention to detail, enjoy building networks and working with others and have a willingness to learn and experience new opportunities in a multidisciplinary environment. Within our encouraging environment, your initiative and desire to learn will result in outstanding career opportunities. 


  • Bachelor’s degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in Project Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering is preferred
  • Have passion for Costain's Carbon Net Zero targets
  • Able to demonstrate a keen interest in developing a career in Project Controls
  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication
  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success
  • Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives
  • Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers
  • Good organisation skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed
  • IT proficient
  • A willingness to learn with appropriate instruction
  • Excel at building and maintaining positive relationships
  • The ability to thrive in pressured situations
  • Mobility to work on various projects over the 2-year programme throughout the UK

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying


  • Assisting in the development of scope and Work Breakdown Structures
  • Establishment, management and reporting through Costain project controls systems
  • Prepare project reports including financial, resourcing and schedule analysis
  • Generating and maintaining schedules in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project
  • Assisting in the development of project proposal estimates.
  • Potential travel opportunities to work on interstate/international projects


Work type

Full time

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