Drainage Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00005807-1
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Employer: Lanes Group
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £11.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

It’s time to join the UK’s biggest independent drainage specialist


The Lanes Group have a position available for a Trainee Drainage Engineer, to join our growing network.


The job:


As part of a team, you’ll be shadowing/assisting our experienced Drainage Engineers either on a HGV Jetvac or a Vanpack. The role will include a number of drainage related issues, including emergencies such as blockages and cleaning pipes during maintenance programmes.

What is essential is the ability to work safely to quickly diagnose and deliver practical and efficient solutions to attain the highest levels of customer satisfaction.


We operate 24/7 which means you will be required to be flexible. Full training/PPE/use of company equipment will be provided to ensure that all our Service Engineers have the right tools, competency and confidence to undertake the work to Lanes’ high standard of operation regardless of background or previous experience.


Working Hours: Monday to Friday 50 hours per week (7am-5pm, 30 mins unpaid lunch), being flexible is essential due to travel requirements.


Desirable Qualities: 


You’re a hard worker seeking to start a career in the drainage industry. Ideally you will have drainage experience however it isn't a necessity. You’re polite and respectful when dealing with customers and the public and observe all health and safety procedures. You will also have a clean Driver's licence.




  • Enhanced overtimes rates ( Time 1.5 Weekends, Time 1.25 Weekdays)
  • 21 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Life Assurance;
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme;
  • Full corporate uniform;
  • Free onsite parking;
  • Friendly working environment;


This is a full-time position with overtime potential; regular training (including our own City & Guilds qualifications)
About Lanes:
At the Lanes Group, we believe firmly in looking after our people and our customers. It’s a big part of who we are. It’s also one of the reasons that we have a £200 million+ turnover, over 2200 staff and a network of depots across the country.