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Document Controller

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Dec 2020
Rob Lane, Newton-Le-Willow, UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time COS_5144

About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people's lives with integrated, leading edge, smart infrastructure solutions across the UK's energy, water, transportation and defence markets. We help our clients improve their business performance by increasing capacity, improving customer service, safeguarding security, enhancing resilience, decarbonising and delivering increased efficiency. Our vision is to be the UK's leading smart infrastructure solutions company. We will achieve this by focusing on blue chip clients whose major spending plans are underpinned by strategic national needs, regulatory commitments, legislation or essential performance requirements. We offer our clients leading edge solutions that are digitally optimised through the following five services which cover the whole lifecycle of their assets: future-shaping strategic consultancy; consultancy and advisory; digital technology solutions; asset optimisation and complex programme delivery. Our culture and values underpin everything we do.

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as part of our Highways sector Costain have the following project as part of the Smart Motorway Alliance, these include:
  • M6 J21a and J26 is approximately 16.4km of All Lane Running Smart Motorway.
  • M62 J20 to J26 approximately 32km, of All Lane Running Smart Motorway.
  • Stopped vehicle Detection (SVD) - Technology solution to existing Smart Motorways.
  • Dynamic Hard Shoulder (DHS) - Converting existing DHS to full ALR.

Costain are looking to add an experienced Document Controller to their team specifically on the M6 jn21a-26 team with their site office based in Newton-Le-Willow nr Warrington.

The Document controller will support the Design Manager and Project Manager for the successful completion of the project. The Document Controller will ensure that information is issued in accordance with the Design Management Plan (DMP) and registered on an electronic system that allows traceability of issue date, status and revision.
What will I be doing?

Main Responsibilities:
  • Receipt, issue and distribution of documents and data to all parties as required maintaining records of issues.
  • Responsible for documenting the design information as it arrives. its status and revision, in accordance with the Design Management Plan and for formally returning reviewed design information to the designers
  • Maintain the drawing registers for all drawings
  • Implementation of document management activities in accordance with the information management procedure.
  • Maintenance and protection of document and data repositories (hard and soft copy)
  • Creation and maintenance of Master Design Document Register (MDDR).
  • Reviewing and amending existing project documentation metadata.
  • Tracking document review progress and reporting outcomes.
  • Creation and management of trackers / registers for design deliverables.
  • Responsible for managing the design information on site to ensure that all members of the contract team have the latest revision of design information and are aware of any comments that may affect progress or re-work on site.
  • Production of statistic for project document review on a monthly basis.
  • Archiving of documents and data.
  • Maintain a register of TQs and RFIs
About you

Person Specifications:
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with the Design Team, Construction Team and Employers Team and communicate well with them
  • Promote the business in a professional manner
  • Adhere to the requirements of the Costain standards and systems
  • Assist the Design Manager in the implementation of continuous improvement
  • Have a flexible and positive attitude towards change
Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.

At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers' needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

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