​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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Reading is a large town and borough in Berkshire and has a population of over 155,000 recorded in 2007 and lies 36 miles west of Central London. Reading has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

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.

Station Hill

This £500m project will see 930,000 sq ft of office space, 150,000 sq ft of retail space and 300 residential units next door to Reading train station, which is the largest in the south east. Permission was granted in 2014 seeing the former dance hall demolished. 

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