​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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​London is the capital of England and is the most populous city in the United Kingdom. London stands on the River Thames and is governed by the Mayor of London and London Assembly. It was estimated in 2015 that the population was over 8,500,000.  London is a leading global city in arts, finance, professional services and construction and over the past decade has seen some of the largest construction projects in the world, such as:

The Shard

This landmark tower was the first in the UK to break the 1000 ft barrier. At nearly twice the size of the Gherkin, the Shard is one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The cost of the project was in excess of £1.2bn, which also included major refurbishment of the the train and bus station. 

The Leadenhall Building

Also known as the cheesegrater, this 48 floor tower cost in the region of £286m to build. It features a 90 ft high atrium, glass lifts and despite the height of the building only offers 500,000 sq ft of floorspace due to its unusual profile. 

20 Fenchurch Street

Also known as the Walkie Talkie, this 36 floor tower offers a sky garden set over floors 35, 36 and 37, which offers uninterrupted views across London. The tower cost £200m and is distinctively top heavy.

Crossrail

Work on the Crossrail began in 2009 and was confirmed in 2014 that the £14.8bn project would extend to Reading. The project is set to be complete in 2019.

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