Principal Document Controlleral

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1189552

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Document Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 26, 2023

Airswift are a Global Manpower Provider specializing in the Energy, Infrastructure & IT sectors. Present in more than 70 countries around the world, our reach, and capabilities in the markets we service is unparalleled in the industry.

Airswift are currently seeking a Principal Document Controller Australian Operations to support a major client in the energy industry. Candidates with Oil and Gas or Energy experience will be considered.

  • Position: Principal Document Controller required Oil & Gas
  • Contract: 12 Months
  • Location: Perth 
  • 7+ years relevant experience


Purpose of role:

Manage Document Control function on large/complex projects. Role may also have system specialization function. Ensure that all project documentation is accurately logged, managed and issued via the Electronic Document Management System. It is imperative that each project has an accurate database containing each revision of all documents/drawings issued on a project and capturing all necessary meta-data for each record including every document that is issued to each Company throughout the life of the project.

Global Level Summary Responsible for performing difficult and complex work assignments involving independent judgment to determine a course of action consistent with established functional and organization's policies and goals. While the role may have lead responsibilities, the role is primarily an individual contributor with advanced, specialized technical knowledge.

Typical Qualifications 

Technical school graduate with 7+ years relevant experience in area of specialization or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Decision Making Generally characterized as a "Lead" with the ability to conceptually interpret and lead technical support assignments. Performs difficult and highly complex technical support assignments, requiring the application of advanced techniques, and engineering and mathematical principles, in accordance with established standards and procedures.

Supervision Received Works under general supervision and self-initiated technical guidance with regular weekly to monthly interaction with supervisor. Work is not generally supervised in detail and amount of supervision varies depending upon the assignment. Broad duties assigned monthly. Work is occasionally reviewed for accuracy. Usually technical guidance is available to review work programs and advise on unusual features of assignment.

Supervision Authority May exercise work direction over a small number of personnel, involving guidance and instruction on work methods and checking finished work.

Communication Seasoned ability to inform and persuade on complex matters comes from recognition as subject matter expert. Utilized on the most complex, confidential and difficult problems.

Systems, Processes & Tools Advanced understanding of systems, processes and tools related to field. Able to assist others and troubleshoot issues. May be involved in the development of new systems, processes and tools.

Job Specific Knowledge:

  • In depth knowledge of document control processes and procedures
  • Understanding of the principles and practices of both Document/Records Management and Indexing and Retrieval Systems related to EPCM projects
  • Understanding of as-built engineering documentation and thorough knowledge of Engineering project documentation
  • Knowledgeable in management information systems suitable for Data Management and data library purposes.
  • Experience managing teams
  • Experience with Aconex is essential 


If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your CV & contact details.


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