Document Controller

  • Permanent
  • Somerset
  • Applications have closed. GPW Recruitment


We are looking for an experienced Document Controller, who is able to work autonomously without supervision or support for a permanent position at Hinkley Point C near Bridgwater in Somerset. Salary up to circa £40,000 per annum depending on experience.

Working as the successful Document Controller, you will have a good understanding of document and data management principles and you will be able to learn to use different tools. This role is a member of a large integrated team seconded into the end Client team focused on providing high quality design, engineering knowledge & expertise. This team is in charge of all the issues regarding design provided for the Nuclear Island and the Conventional Island.

This would suit someone who is autonomous, self-motivated, able to learn for themselves and can problem solve with little support. Who has a good understanding of document and data management principles and can learn to use different tools. Who is tenacious and will chase down the engineers to get the input from them.

The Document Controller main activities will be:

*Participate in the definition of the documentation management processes for our Client and the HPC project.

*Provide support for the management of documents using the electronic document management system.

*Check the quality of documents to ensure they meet the Project and Company Standards.

*Ensure the correct distribution of deliverables and project documentation.

*Problem solve documentation process issues.

*Manage document storage and archiving.

*Train engineers in document management processes and tools.

*Provide input to key performance indicators (KPIs) produced by central project controls.

*Provide performance reports and KPIs to the Clients UK Management.

*Provide support to the travel management and site access (vetting).

*Provide support for the use of some electronic tools.

The Document Controller position is based on site at Hinkley Point C Monday to Friday for 40 hours per week. Travel and Subsistence weekly allowance would be paid for this role (not paid if residing in the Bridgwater area) – £205.00 per week (receipted expenses). Note4: There is no parking available at HPC site. Free buses are supplied from either Bristol City Centre or from the Park & Ride facilities located off the M5 Junction 23 & 24.

There is a Service Incentive – on completion of 12-month continuous service in post – there is a salary uplift of 5% paid.

Essential Qualifications:

*Previous experience in delivering a similar role of document management within a complex project engineering environment

*Educated to A Level standard or above, or equivalent experience

*Knowledge of electronic document management systems and other electronic tools and platforms

*Ability to set up new document control & management without onsite supervision or support, & be able to learn systems, tools, processes quickly & efficiently

*Ability to work autonomously using initiative

*Ensure engineering team supply timely documentation

*Ability to problem solve & mitigate issues

*Good communication and interpersonal skills

*Results focused with the ability to meet commitments & deadlines

*Highly organised with attention to detail

*Ability to identify continuous improvements

*Fluent in English – written & verbal


*Experience in previous nuclear projects

*Experience of working in a fast pace engineering project environment

*French language skills – written & verbal

Software & Tools:

*Document Management Systems

*MS Office & Outlook

Security Clearance: BPSS level security clearance required. You will either have it or be eligible to attain it. The criteria is:

*Right to Work – Verification of Nationality, ID documentation and Immigration status

*Identity – ID Data check (electronic identity authentication – name, address, aliases, links, accounts etc.)

*Criminal Records – Search for ‘unspent’ convictions (Basic Disclosure)

*Employment checks – Confirmation of 3 years (minimum) Employment History / Activity

Key Competencies:


*The ability to innovate, think laterally and implement processes

*Ability to influence stakeholders and resources

*Ability to engage multiple stakeholders with different objectives


*Being honourable, trustworthy, fair and honest – respecting confidentiality


*Get results and make things happen

*Ability to influence stakeholders with both within and external to client business


*Engaging and influencing a team of professionals

*Recognising, drawing out and utilising the skills of others

*Share knowledge, experience, reward and leadership

*Create a working environment of safety, autonomy and trust

The company we are supplying this Document Controller to is a massive worldwide organisation supplying design, engineering, construction and project management services to a variety of blue-chip organisations with a long history and unrivalled capability to provide nuclear full life-cycle solutions to the nuclear industry. Working as one of the successful Document Controller you will help construct this new-build Nuclear power station and enjoy outstanding on-going career opportunities.

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