Engineering Jobs at Lanes

Lanes Group is one of the biggest employers of drainage engineers in the United Kingdom, offering a range of exciting engineering job opportunities across the country.

Our highly trained engineers are some of the most capable in the industry, working to deliver top-quality services to commercial and domestic clients nationwide. By joining one of our engineer jobs at Lanes, you'll contribute to this essential work, using state-of-the-art gear to provide drainage repair and maintenance services across the country.
We offer extensive training opportunities for staff in engineering jobs, including an in-house training course approved by City & Guilds, to ensure that you will be able to grow and develop your skills over time.

As a leading provider of drainage and wastewater services, we operate 25 regional offices and depots across the country, offering long-term career opportunities for hardworking and enthusiastic professionals who are dedicated to helping our millions of customers in their time of need. As such, a successful candidate can look forward to a long and fulfilling career as part of the Lanes family.

From this page, you can explore the various engineering job vacancies we are recruiting for, learn about the responsibilities involved from day to day, and find out about the skills, qualifications and career prospects involved in our engineering jobs.

Explore our current jobs for engineers below. To view a job description, click on the job title; to apply for a role, click the apply now button. You can also register for our free job alerts service to get the latest updates on engineering vacancies that might suit you.

To speak to or ask a question of the Lanes Careers team, get in touch with us using the online contact form on our contact page, and we will get respond as soon as we can.

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Key Benefits

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Competitive salary
Optional cashback plan for everyday healthcare bills, including dental and optical care, physiotherapy, consultations and much more
Workplace pension
21 days' holiday

The engineering jobs we offer

We offer a wide range of engineering jobs and permanent contract options available at Lanes, suitable for candidates with varying levels of experience. Working with Lanes, you will be responsible for delivering both pre-planned and reactive drainage installation and repair work, utilising advanced equipment to provide high-quality services for our domestic and commercial clients across the country.

Depending on the position you apply for, our engineering roles encompass a range of responsibilities. Sometimes, the role may involve simple inspections, testing and maintenance of existing drainage infrastructure. At other times, they may involve obtaining a detailed scan of the drain interiors, or clearing stubborn blockages using techniques such as high-pressure water jetting or jet vacuuming. As such, we rely on our engineers to be knowledgeable, flexible and capable of quickly appraising a situation and delivering the right solution, while keeping the customer informed and reassured throughout.

Take a look below for additional job details on the engineering roles we have to offer:

By taking on one of our engineering roles, you will be able to depart from the standard Monday-to-Friday model, with flexible working patterns that can accommodate your varying needs, as well as overtime available for those who ask for it.

Lanes Group is also known for its friendly, welcoming working environment. We aim to foster a spirit of multidisciplinary teamwork, in which all of our engineers will work with members from other departments - including our drivers, groundworkers and office-based staff - to create a cohesive and supportive team. We will always provide the right tools and information you'll need to work at your best, including extensive training and development packages to help you expand your skills and expertise over time.

Gender is no barrier to a long and successful career at Lanes, and we employ a large number of women in the field of engineering. Discover the work we do with female engineers here at Lanes.


Why work at Lanes?

Pursuing an engineering career at Lanes Group opens up a wide range of opportunities for a long and rewarding career. 

We offer competitive basic salary rates per annum that scale according to your level of responsibility and experience, in addition to the flexible earning opportunities you can access via overtime. Additionally, we offer a generous range of benefits, including an optional company-wide health scheme and a workplace pension, while full-time employees are eligible for up to 20 days of paid holiday a year, with free car parking available across our entire network of depots and offices.

No two days are ever the same at Lanes, meaning you'll be continually challenged and able to take on new professional experiences the longer you work here. We are also committed to providing long-term development opportunities, meaning you will be able to gain new qualifications and advance your career over time.

Lanes is the UK's biggest privately-owned specialist drainage and wastewater contractor, with a network of 25 regional locations - including depots and utility hubs - throughout England, Scotland and Wales. This means you can move around the UK without having to leave the Lanes family.

By choosing an engineering job with Lanes Group, you could be taking your first step down a hugely fulfilling career pathway that will deliver ongoing personal and professional opportunities for years to come.

Find out more about our training options, employee benefits and staff stories here. You can register for our job alerts to receive the latest vacancies sent straight to your inbox; if you have any other questions about working with Lanes Group, get in touch with us today.

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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