Document Controller

Kingston upon Hull
13 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Joel Broster
Contract Type
Full Time
Document Controller


A document controller is required to join an energy from waste project based in Hull.


Responsibilities (Key Deliverables)

  • Execute document control protocols and procedures in functional work areas as assigned by the Lead Document Controller or Document Control Manager.
  • Process incoming and outgoing documents including receipt, classification, registry, distribution, archiving, storage and retrieval.
  • Develop knowledge and understand project management principles, quality systems, quality plan and working procedures.
  • Implement elements of project management and quality within the scope of the project document control department.
  • Attend to control and check points allowing for continuous monitoring of procedure implementation.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of project document control procedures under the supervision of the Lead Document Controller or Document Control Manager.
  • Front-line enforcement of approved document control procedures across the project organisation and interface with other project participants and team members.
  • Identify specific instances of non-conformances and report details to supervisor for onward resolution.
  • Continuously identify opportunities of enhancements in the document control process.
  • Prepare document status reports as directed by supervisor.
  • Provide assistance in the training programme on project document control systems and skills transfer.
  • Develop and maintain open communications and positive working relationships with project participants and team members providing advice and support when required.
  • Rapidly adjust and contribute into a project environment where there is minimal input and organisational structures are not fully developed.
  • Strengthen the document control team by enhancing the skills of junior staff vai close on-the-job training.
  • Apply a proactive approach in a fast paced, constantly changing and expanding environment.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships across a diverse global business.




  • Good command of English language, Written and Oral.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in the control of project documents or correspondence on large and complex projects.
  • Proven experience in document control procedures and protocols.
  • Experience in carrying out procedure implementation on projects.
  • Working knowledge of project interfaces with regards to disciplines and systems.
  • Previous experience in Engineering, Construction or Resource Industries.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Previous experience with direct interaction between Client Team Members and Project Team Members.
  • Able to perform under minimal supervision via written procedures and work instructions.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Flexible and willing to travel where required for training and other purposes.

Highly Desirable (but not essential)

  • Exposure to electronic data management systems or project collaboration tools
  • Working knowledge in the preparation of document control forms and templates
  • Able to develop training skills
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001.
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