My client, a Large Main Contractor in Manchester , is looking for an experienced Document Controller to join their team. This is an exciting time to join my client who are going through an exciting period of change.
To be responsible for co-ordinating all company projects activities through initiation design and pre-construction phase, handover stage, construction approval, design involvement for buildability, and co-ordination with client.
To be responsible for the management of all deliverables documents for the projects from start to completion.
Duties and Responsibilities
To attend internal Project, Start UP Meetings to ensure a smooth transition from initial tender to pre-construction phase. This will include ensuring project specifications and deliverables and design requirements are understood.
To be responsible for the management of documents for projects, ensuring Teams Channels and Project Folders are created for projects, and documents are uploaded in an accurate and timely manner. Also ensuring all filing and numbering protocol is complied with, and all documents are cross referenced.
To act as an intermediary and liaise with internal and external departments including design team, sub-contractors and the construction team regarding plans and drawings to ensure client requirements are fully understood, and the Design Department have all relevant information to produce plans and drawings.
To collate all relevant information to produce technical submittals including data sheets, samples and other documents required for the project.
To monitor sample schedules and submissions and procurement schedules.
To ensure a smooth transition from the Design and Pre-Construction phase over to the Construction Team.
To monitor and track project dates and milestones through design and pre-construction, ensuring any areas of movement are highlighted and escalated and delivery date adjustments signed off.
To ensure all key documents are completed, issued, and uploaded including Risk Assessments and Method Statements as per the clients document protocols.
Ensure knowledge and awareness of your roles and responsibilities under the Company’s integrated management systems in relation to Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental.
Ensure knowledge and understanding of the Company’s policies and procedures in relation to data protection legislation.
Minimum of two years’ experience of carrying out a similar role within the construction industry.
Experience of project scheduling and procurement management.
Excellent document management skills.
Ability to understand and interpret construction drawings and documents.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively liaise and co-ordinate activities between departments.
Ability to convey explanations to the client in a clear and concise way paying attention to detail.
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to track and monitor project deliverables.
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project and document management systems.
A positive and self-motivated attitude.
The ability to work without supervision and use own initiative.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to own personal development within the role.
A keen interest to progress your career within the division.
Qualifications and Experience
Two years’ experience of working in a similar role within the construction industry.
Advanced use of Microsoft Excel
GCSE English (or equivalent)
GCSE Maths (or equivalent)
Advanced IT skills including Microsoft Office, Document Management Software.
Preferred but not essential:
Knowledge of construction.
Experience of Architects plans.
Full UK driving licence.