New jobs website promotes careers in the drainage industry

Careers website

A new careers website launched by Lanes Group plc aims to encourage the best people to apply for jobs at the national drainage and utility specialist – and promote the drainage industry as a place to work.

The new website gives details of jobs available at more than 30 locations across the UK, from Aberdeen in Scotland to Plymouth in Devon, and that joining Lanes can lead to a great career.

Through stories about people who already work at Lanes Group, the UK’s largest drainage and utilities specialist, visitors will also get a very good idea of what it is like to work in the drainage and utility maintenance sectors.

Debi Bell, Head of HR Services at Lanes Group, said: “Our primary aim is to encourage the very best people to apply for the exciting jobs we have to offer up and down the UK, and for them to see the opportunities to develop very fulfilling career at Lanes.

“We’re also mindful, that some people have preconceived notions of what it’s like to work in the drainage and utilities industries, which can add to the challenge of attracting the kind of people we want to work with us.

“By including profiles of our people on our new careers site, they can, in they own words, explain what it’s like to work at Lanes, what each type of job entails, and why a career at Lanes is an excellent choice.”

Lanes Group employs more than 2,000 people and delivers services to every commercial and industrial sector in the UK, including water utilities, energy, highways, rail, Government, retail, and manufacturing.

It is a multi-award-winning business that gives its people competitive rates of pay, excellent training and attractive employee benefits to deliver high-quality drainage services 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.

As a family-run business its values, shaped around three themes – innovation, integrity, and partnership – have the wellbeing of its people at their heart. Many employees refer to working at Lanes as like being part of a family.

Debi Bell said: “Lanes is fast-paced, innovative, and technologically-advanced. There is something for everyone at Lanes, and as our services grow, that ‘something’ gets larger and more diverse almost every day.

“From HGV drivers to IT specialists, from blockage engineers keeping the nation’s vital drainage network flowing to jobs in sales, there are plenty of exciting roles to choose from. Everyone contributes to our objective, which is to deliver excellent customer service.”

Find out more about jobs and careers at Lanes Group.

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