​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

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Birmingham is a major city and borough in the West Midlands and has a population of over 1,101,360 recorded in 2014, which makes Birmingham the largest populous city outside of London within the UK. Birmingham has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Jewellery quarter factory

This construction project will see more than 200 new apartments, commercial and retail space to be built on the former jewellery quarter factory. £100m city centre apartment scheme500 new apartments are to be build in the centre of Birmingham, which will see a 15 floor building constructed ranging from studios and three bedroom apartments. 

Axis square redevelopment

A proposal to replace the Axix building in Birmingham has been backed, which would see a brand new nine-storey office building called One Axis Square. This will contain 212,000 q ft of office space and 2,300 sq ft of ground floor retail units along with basement car and motorcycle parking, public realm and landscaping. 

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