Drainage company, Jet Aire Services, has appointed Neil Meakins as regional manager for Yorkshire to support operations from its Leeds head office.

Neil will be overseeing the delivery of a wide range of professional drainage services, with key responsibilities for regional teams in excavation, high-pressure water jetting, CCTV surveying and pipe re-lining. Following a period of military service, he joined the industry 21 years ago and has gained a wealth of experience through various management and consultancy roles in drainage, waste management and related industrial services. Neil has worked for some of the UK’s biggest names in the sector and has a proven track record in managing large-scale operations.

Jet Aire Services managing director, Darren Pavan, said: “Neil will be a tremendous asset for Jet Aire’s Yorkshire operation. He knows our industry inside-out and understands the synergy between waste management and industrial services. Neil will use that knowledge and experience to main exceptionally high standards throughout our service delivery and support continued expansion in Jet Aire’s key markets, including utilities, chemical processing, energy, highways, transport and facilities management.”

Neil said: “Jet Aire has a clear strategic vision and a drive to achieve continual growth without compromising the high quality of its services. Following substantial investment, the company has excellent foundations to achieve a significant increase in market share and I’m excited to be part of that.”

Jet Aire’s range of professional drainage services also includes sewer cleansing and clearance, tankering, waste disposal, infiltration sealing, robotic cutting, root cutting, industrial tank cleaning and epoxy spray coating. The company has accreditation with ISO9001 and ISO14001 Quality Management as well as OHSAS 18001 certification for Occupational Health and Safety Management.