Drainage Industry Jobs in Reading

Lanes Group PLC

Reading Sewage Treatment Works,
Ireland Road,

Areas We Cover

Our Reading site employs people in drainage jobs from across the region, including: 

  • Aldershot
  • Alton
  • Basingstoke
  • Farnborough
  • Newbury
  • Wokingham

Types of Role Available

  • Tanker drivers
  • HGV drivers
  • Jet vac operators
  • CCTV drainage engineers and assistants
  • Drainage engineers and assistants
  • Jetting engineers and assistants
  • Lining engineers
  • Customer coordinators
  • Administrators
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Fleet administrators
  • Human resources
  • Schedulers
  • Commercial administrators

Drainage industry jobs in Reading

Are you on the lookout for jobs in Reading that could lead to exciting opportunities within the fast-moving utilities sector? If so, get in touch with Lanes Group to find out about our wide range of drainage industry jobs in Reading and the nearby area.

We are the UK’s largest privately owned specialist drainage contractor, and from our site in Reading we deliver a wide range of essential services for domestic and commercial clients across the Berkshire region. Ranging from drain repairs and septic tank cleaning to flooding control and wastewater management, we offer comprehensive support for those who need us.

Our Reading site works in close conjunction with our Slough utility hub, which operates through an exclusive wastewater network maintenance partnership with Thames Water. Working with the largest water supplier in the UK with 15 million customers, our Reading team attends to hundreds of maintenance jobs each day.

As such, we are always on the lookout for skilled, motivated engineers, drivers and office-based workers to help support our operations in Reading. We are seeking staff with the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams and an aptitude for learning new skills.

In return, you will have the chance to thrive in a dynamic professional environment where no two days are the same, and where you will receive ample opportunity to train and gain new qualifications. We are dedicated to long-term personal development, meaning you can build a lasting career at Lanes.

To find out more about the jobs in Reading we currently have available at this depot, check out our current job listings below.

Our Reading site employs people in drainage jobs from across the region, including: 

  • Aldershot
  • Alton
  • Basingstoke
  • Farnborough
  • Newbury
  • Wokingham

Who we employ at our Reading depot

HGV driver/operators

If you are looking for driving jobs that offer a broader variety of responsibilities than a typical HGV driver role, look no further than Lanes. We offer a range of driver/operator jobs in Reading that will see you get involved directly in the delivery of our engineering work.

You will take the wheel of one of our distinctive fleet of state-of-the-art Lanes vehicles, learning how to use our top-of-the-range tools and equipment while dealing with domestic, commercial, and utility sector customers. You will receive extensive training to ensure you are ready for the additional engineering, repair, and maintenance responsibilities you will take on.

Although prior drainage industry experience is a bonus for these roles, it is not essential, making this is a great opportunity for drivers looking for a fresh start in their careers.

Roles include:


Our engineers in Reading are part of a broader team delivering essential drainage repairs and services for Thames Water clients across the region. Lanes engineers are some of the most qualified and highly trained in the industry, using the very latest tools and techniques to deliver high-quality services for all of our customers.

From simple drain unblocking to CCTV surveys and sewer maintenance, you will take on jobs of all shapes and sizes while working for Lanes, learning on the job, and providing information and reassurance for customers in need.

Becoming part of our engineering team gives you the chance to learn from some of the most experienced heads in the business while developing your skills over the course of a long career.

Roles include:

Office-based roles

At Lanes, we rely on our office-based staff to keep our essential functions running smoothly and coordinate the work we do for our clients. As part of our office-based team, you will be relied upon to provide our drivers and engineers in the field with the prompt information they need to do their jobs, while also keeping customers in the loop at all times.

These roles require applicants with strong organisational capabilities, good interpersonal skills, and a desire to work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team. If you meet these criteria, you could be an ideal fit, allowing you to take full advantage of all the long-term career opportunities we have to offer.

Roles include:

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Reading staff stories

By taking on one of our jobs in Reading, you will be taking your first step down a career path that could lead to many exciting destinations. With varied responsibilities and significant opportunities for self-development, careers at Lanes are always evolving, and you will be able to guide your own progression in a direction that you are passionate about.

Check out our list of staff stories for more first-hand accounts of what a career at Lanes Group can offer.



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

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01753 254001


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