​What is a Document Controller?

The role of a Document Controller is to keep track of project documents, such as vendor contracts, blueprints and project plans. Document Controllers will create reports for a Construction Manager and update and documents that need updating.

Key skills to be successful as a Document Controller will include:

 

  • Strong understanding of how to use multiple systems, Procore, SharePoint. Bluebeam, DocuSign, P6, Textura, eBuilder and Asana is a plus.

  • The ability to create and design material

  • Experience using Office Scripts in Excel and other Microsoft products

  • Strong written and verbal communications and experience working with content in multiple mediums.

What are the typical daily duties for a Document Controller?

From employer to employer the job description of a Document Controller can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Support the documentation strategy ensuring compliance goals are met at all times

  • Track documents through internal processes and give support to relevant users accordingly

  • Support all areas of the business during audit situations

  • Promote Good Documentation Practices within the team

  • Liaise with document owners in respect of approval schedules and implementation of new or revised documents

  • Receive and log documents submitted by internal team personnel for inclusion into the document control system

How can we help with your Document Controller job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Document Controller professionals across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Document Controllers and secure the market's leading Document Controller opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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