Drainage Industry Jobs in Leeds

Lanes Group PLC

17 Parkside Lane, 
LS11 5TD

Areas we cover:

  • Wakefield
  • Castleford
  • Selby
  • York
  • Bradford
  • Huddersfield
  • Halifax

Types of Role Available

  • HGV drivers
  • Jet vac operators
  • CCTV drainage engineers and assistants
  • Drainage engineers and assistants
  • Jetting engineers and assistants
  • Excavation operatives and assistants
  • Area development managers
  • Depot managers
  • Administrators
  • Operations managers


Drainage industry jobs in the Leeds area

Are you looking for a range of jobs in Leeds connected to the drainage industry? Working as a drainage professional at Lanes Group can provide you with a varied career path and long-term prospects.

Lanes Group - the UK's largest privately owned drainage contractor - is on the lookout for ambitious individuals to join our team in Leeds. The depot on Parkside Industrial Estate provides jobs in Leeds for a diverse team of expert emergency drainage engineers providing drain and sewer services for domestic and commercial properties.

As well as being the cultural and financial hub for Yorkshire and the North East, Leeds is also the birthplace of Lanes, the company having been formed in the city in 1992. Today, it is home not only to our head office facility, but also an operational centre covering West Yorkshire and beyond.

We employ a team of 2,200 staff members across the UK and Ireland, and believe that our success is based on a pioneering spirit, a solid growth strategy and robust infrastructure that we are constantly reviewing to ensure our services are the best in the business.

By taking on one of our jobs in Leeds, staff are also eligible to take our City & Guilds-accredited training course, designed by Lanes as the UK’s only official drainage qualification. This course provides our staff with all the practical and technical skills they need, as well as customer service training to promote our culture of excellence.

There are many jobs in Leeds available across a range of disciplines. You can review the current job listings below.

This depot responds to callouts throughout the region, and we are recruiting for jobs in Leeds from across a wide area, including:

  • Wakefield
  • Castleford
  • Selby
  • York
  • Bradford
  • Huddersfield
  • Halifax

Who we employ at the Leeds head office and operating centre

HGV driver/operators

We offer a wide range of driver/operator job vacancies in Leeds, and are on the lookout for qualified HGV operators to take the wheel of our distinctive and state-of-the-art Lanes vehicles.

Our driving jobs in Leeds offer much more than basic driver roles, with vehicle operators getting directly involved in carrying out essential engineering, repair and maintenance work using top-of-the-range tools and equipment, while also providing top-notch customer service to our domestic, commercial and utilities sector clients.

Prior drainage industry experience is a benefit for our driving jobs in Leeds, but by no means a requirement. As such, this is a great opportunity for professional drivers with backgrounds in other sectors to retrain in a new and exciting line of work.

Our driving jobs in Leeds include:


Our engineering crew are the lifeblood of everything we do at Lanes Group. We are among the biggest employers of drainage engineers in the UK, and our headquarters in Leeds plays a central role in our work.

Staff in our engineering jobs in Leeds are responsible for imaging, repairing and unblocking drains and sewers of all shapes and sizes, working with some of the most sophisticated technology available.

These highly skilled jobs will give you the opportunity to work alongside some of the most qualified engineers in the industry, while interacting directly with customers in need.

Engineering jobs in Leeds include:


Our groundworkers and small civils workers in Leeds oversee any renovation and excavation work that may be required as part of our drainage projects, focusing on efficiency and minimising disruption for the resident or property owner.

The scope of these jobs ranges from straightforward excavations of individual pipes to large-scale projects that involve moving hundreds of tonnes of material, which is why we are looking for candidates with an affinity for physical outdoor work to join our team in Leeds.

Groundworker jobs in Leeds include:


Our office-based workers play a pivotal role in organising the way Lanes Group works, with our head office staff in Leeds making a particularly key contribution.

We rely on the tireless work of our administrative staff to build a strong rapport with clients, while providing our field engineers and drivers with the necessary information to meet the needs of our customers in rapidly evolving emergency situations.

These office-based jobs in Leeds are ideal for highly organised people with a talent for cooperative, collaborative working.

Admin jobs in Leeds include:

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Staff stories

Our Leeds head office and operational centre offer a highly engaging and varied working environment, where no two days are ever the same. Every member of the team is valued for their unique expertise, and we pride ourselves on helping our staff to grow and develop over the course of their Lanes career.

Check out our staff stories page to hear directly from some of our best employees about what life at Lanes Group is really like, and to learn about the life-changing impact that working with us can have

We provide all of our valued employees with a range of rewards and benefits, including training opportunities, health schemes, pension options and childcare support.
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At Lanes, we deliver industry-leading training courses and programmes to help our staff do the best job they can, while developing their skills over the span of their careers.
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We offer a diverse range of roles and opportunities in locations across the UK, and applying for them is as easy as filling out our online application form.
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If you still have questions about our application, induction and onboarding processes, check out our FAQs page for additional information.
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Working at Lanes can be rewarding and fulfilling, but you don’t have to take our word for it - we’ve asked some our staff to share their stories of what it’s really like to work here.
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Lanes Group plc,
17 Parkside Lane, Parkside Industrial Estate, Leeds, LS11 5TD

Lanes Group plc
Customer Solutions Centre
9 Cambridge Avenue

01753 254001


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