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Fisher German

Line Maintenance Contractor and Landowner Liasion Officer

Line Maintenance Contractor

We’re looking for a Line Maintenance Contractor to support our busy pipeline contract teams, ensuring the integrity and maintenance of our client’s cross-country apparatus, working to strict Health and Safety Guidelines. We provide professional services and advice to clients on matters relating to water, gas, electricity, fibre optics and oil.

You’ll be working within a team of experienced Pipeline Maintenance Technicians as well as the wider office and firm where applicable. Moreover, you’ll liaise with employees of the client and landowners/site contacts. The role involves a considerable amount of travel across the networks, for which a vehicle is supplied along with arrangements for when overnight stay is occasionally required.

Duties will include:

  • Carry out all types of maintenance to ensure that the pipelines are adequately marked and recorded where necessary;
  • Report to line managers and carry out specific duties as required.
  • Attend and satisfactorily pass all training courses required. Some courses are industry specific and undertaken in strict accordance with HSE guidelines;
  • Carry out visual inspections of all apparatus to ensure pipeline integrity;
  • Fill out all documentation as required;
  • Supervise Third Parties (when trained) to ensure they accord to all of the relevant client specific and HSE safety procedures.

Please note, this is not an exhaustive list, and Line Maintenance Contractors will be required to undertake additional duties as required.

The successful candidate will have...

  • Strong organisation skills to self-manage and work independently
  • A practical and proactive mindset
  • The ability to work under pressure to demanding deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to form effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels

Landowner Liaison Officer - Hungerford

The role

At Fisher German our customers and clients are at the heart of what we do. We’re looking for a proactive individual to support the duties in our pipeline network who can confidently work independently within a team. We’re looking for someone to raise awareness of the pipelines and increase knowledge of the procedures for safe working in close proximity to high pressure pipelines. This role will be Monday – Friday working 8:45 – 5:15pm from Hungerford Office and Home base.

Duties will include:

  • Systematically visiting farmers and other occupiers of land on the pipeline routes to discuss Pipeline Safety Awareness, and ensure they have the relevant information required.
  • Contact and/or visit landlords and Emergency Services on the pipeline routes, and their agents.
  • Contact and/or visit agricultural contractors and plant hire companies in the pipeline’s vicinity.
  • Contact and/or visit Agricultural Colleges in the general pipeline areas.
  • Update and add details to the contact information on the PRS.
  • Write circular letters at least twice a year.
  • Develop new ways to promote Pipeline Safety and Awareness for Landowners, Occupiers and Contractors.


  • Investigate the causes of Unplanned Encroachments and Near Misses caused by people in the target area, by visiting those responsible and completing client reports.


  • Liaise with Linewatch Administration.
  • Assist with the promotion of the pipeline safety and awareness at shows, seminars and presentations.

The successful candidate will have

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience within Pipeline Management (desirable)
  • Previous experience within a similar function (desirable)
  • Confidence to work self-sufficiently
  • Personable qualities to enhance communication

Why Fisher German?

We have a history going back as far as 1830 but have been Fisher German since 2000. We operate UK wide advising and managing a range of client portfolios with national visibility across all six property market sectors; rural, commercial, development, residential, infrastructure services and sustainable energy.

We’ve been around for a while, but it doesn’t mean we are behind the times! Across our office network we are fully digital, embracing our current circumstances to keep our colleagues connected. As we gradually come out of lockdown, you can expect sporting events, pop-up bars, charity events, dress down days, BBQs, parties and CPD events. But in the meantime, you’ll still catch us networking on MS Teams, listening to live leadership updates on Zoom, holding socially distanced picnics in the park and enjoying a virtual quiz at the end of the week.

Here at Fisher German we actively Pioneer to launch and develop new initiatives ahead of our competition. We have amazing teams who are Experts in their fields. Our people are empowered and Driven to deliver exceptional services to all our clients. What underpins all of this is the Trust shared between colleagues and clients alike.

Bring Yourself to Work

It’s simple really, we are passionate about what we do, and we want you to be driven to succeed with us. For this to happen, you need to feel supported and included which is why we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Delete Date: 06/07/2021  Location: Hungerford

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