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Document Controller

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Document Controller
DEOP - Yorkshire and North East
Contract type:
Permanent - Full Time
Applications close:
31 May 2024
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Full Time 37.5 Hours

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction industry?

If so, we’ve a fantastic opportunity within our Construction business for highly organised and competent Document Controller to join us in Yorkshire and North East, covering the DEOP programme predominately between Leeds and Catterick!

About the role:

  • Coordinate all activities related to the document control procedure, including technical documents, drawings, and commercial correspondence.
  • Input document data into standard registers ensuring that the information is accurate and up to date.
  • Ensure that controlled copies of latest approved documents and drawings are given to the appropriate staff, sub-contractors and suppliers as applicable.
  • Issue and receive controlled documentation, log issues and receivers, and create general electronic transmittals to the project, customer and suppliers.
  • Assist the document control team with the issue, receipt and tracking of all engineering and supplier deliverables through to close out and handover stage.
  • Endorse the corporate content management system ensuring business system continuity is met.
  • Act as focal point for all team document management matters

Ideally you will have:

  • Previous Document Control experience
  • Knowledge of construction practices and standards
  • Knowledge in use of spreadsheets, database and job specific software such as 4Project
  • Experience setting up and using electronic document management systems
  • Ability to keep clear and accurate records and reports
  • Experience of working on Educational, Healthcare, or Defence schemes between £30 and £100 million working as part of larger delivery teams would be advantageous.


We strive to support our colleagues to achieve a healthy work-life balance. We understand that many of our people have family and personal responsibilities and so we are committed to providing that support. Pension Scheme matched up to 6%; 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and rising to 30 days after 8 years’ service and the holiday plus scheme; Private Healthcare Cover; Life Assurance up to 4 times your basic salary; Recognition for professional qualification/membership achieved up to £1000; Mental Wellbeing and Employee Supports; People Portal for high street discounts; Long Service Awards; Sharesave Plan; Incentive Scheme; Enhanced Family leave and more!

About Us

Morgan Sindall provides national construction services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners, and ourselves.

Our Leadership are focussed on building a sustainable and profitable business unit based on selective, relationship-based business driven by outstanding people who are motivated by delivering an exceptional customer experience.

Relationships with our customers and supply chain partners drives our business strategy. We have a balanced approach to securing new work, engaging with customers and frameworks that offer the opportunity for long-term relationships and repeat business.

Please refer to the full Job Description upon completing your application

At Morgan Sindall Construction we encourage diversity of people and thought, and we embrace peoples’ differences.

Everyone is unique and we value the different ideas, experiences, and perspectives that each individual brings to their work, their team, and the wider business.

We are committed to ensuring we create the very best place to work in the industry, and an environment where every person feels included and is treated equally, fairly and with respect.

We actively promote an inclusive culture where you can be yourself at work. It’s this approach we believe brings out the best in everyone and creates a fun, dynamic, innovative, and rewarding environment.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation. We are also an Investors in People company

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