Drainage Industry Jobs in Preston

Lanes Group PLC

Unit 4 Carnfield Place
Walton Summit Industrial Estate
Bamber Bridge

Areas We Cover

Our Preston depot employs people in drainage jobs from all over the region, including:

  • Accrington
  • Blackburn
  • Blackpool
  • Burnley
  • Chorley
  • Kendal
  • Lancaster
  • Morecambe
  • Ormskirk
  • Southport

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
  • Depot managers
  • Administrators
  • Operations managers

Drainage industry jobs in the Preston area

Looking for a new career in the drainage industry? Lanes Group is looking for skilled individuals to join their team in Preston, and can offer a wide range of exciting drainage job opportunities.

Lanes is an industry leader with nationwide coverage and more than 2,200 staff members across the UK and Ireland. As the UK’s largest privately-owned specialist drainage contractor, we are always looking to expand our team in Preston to better serve the needs of customers across the North West, including East Lancashire and Cumbria.

Our Preston depot provides complete drain and sewer services for domestic and commercial clients, including full septic tank services and drainage surveys for prospective homebuyers. Our customers rely on us to provide planned and reactive emergency callouts across Lancashire, delivering a top-notch service each time.

As such, our Preston team play a key role in helping the local community to run as normal even when the worst happens - for example, working around the clock and mobilising our fleet of drainage tankers to aid the recovery when flooding strikes.

What’s more, our commitment to innovation, customer service and the wellbeing of our staff has resulted in Lanes receiving health and safety awards from organisations such as Thames Water and RoSPA.

To find out more about the opportunities currently available in our Preston depot, check out our current job listings below:

Lanes is looking to recruit new staff members from areas across the north west, including:

  • Accrington
  • Blackburn
  • Blackpool
  • Burnley
  • Chorley
  • Kendal
  • Lancaster
  • Morecambe
  • Ormskirk
  • Southport

Who we employ at the Preston depot

HGV driver/operators

The driver/operator job vacancies we offer in Preston are much more than standard driving jobs, and we are always on the lookout for candidates ready to take on the challenge of manning one of our distinctive Lanes vehicles.

In these roles, qualified HGV operators will get involved directly in engineering, repair and maintenance work on a day-to-day basis, while also interacting with clients to deliver high-quality customer service.

Staff will receive comprehensive training on the use of our top-of-the-range tools and equipment, so prior drainage industry experience is not essential for drivers with the right qualifications. If you are looking to pick up new skills and explore an exciting new professional field, this could be an ideal opportunity.

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Lanes Group are among the biggest employers of drainage engineers in the UK, with some of the industry’s most skilled professionals already working as part of our team. By joining the Preston depot, you’ll have a chance to work and learn alongside them.

Our engineering team in Preston are responsible for imaging, repairing and unblocking drains and sewers of all shapes and sizes across the region, working with some of the most sophisticated technology available. These are highly skilled roles, and staff will also need to be able to provide reassurance to customers in need when necessary.

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Many of our drainage projects require renovation and excavation work, whether this involves a minor excavation of an individual pipe or a large-scale project that requires hundreds of tonnes of material to be moved. Our groundworkers and small civils workers are in charge of making sure this is done as efficiently as possible.

Our excavation projects can be complex and physically demanding, with a key focus on minimising any potential disruption for the resident or property owner. Candidates will therefore need to be able to work intelligently and efficiently, with a strong affinity for physical work.

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At Lanes, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do without our office-based staff providing the administration, planning, management and support work upon which our organisation relies.

The office-based team in Preston works tirelessly to provide our field-based engineers and drivers with the information they need to complete their work effectively, while also building a strong relationship with our domestic and commercial clients on a daily basis.

Anyone looking to take on one of these office roles should be highly organised, with a talent for working as part of a multidisciplinary team

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Preston staff stories

Like all of our Lanes depots, our Preston facility is a dynamic and exciting place to work, throwing up fresh challenges and new learning opportunities on a daily basis. We believe in long-term career progression and development, and provide all of our staff with plenty of scope to grow and develop their skills, while shaping the path of their own careers.

Check out our staff stories page for first-hand accounts of what it’s really like to work at Lanes, directly from some of our most valued staff members.

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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17 Parkside Lane, Parkside Industrial Estate, Leeds, LS11 5TD

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Customer Solutions Centre
9 Cambridge Avenue

01753 254001


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