Document Controller/Administrator

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Document Controller/Administrator – Southampton

Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an excellent time to join the business.

We are recruiting for a Document Controller to join our Energy team based at our Head Office in Southampton, initially working as part of the team delivering a power station project in The Falklands. We are open to applications from individuals seeking either part time or full time working.

Reporting to the Contracts Manager, duties include but are not limited to;

* Controlling drawings register

* Advising your team when new drawings are available

* Issuing drawings/documents internally and externally as requested

* Keeping the projects up to date in respect of A3 drawing files, A1 clip files, drawing registers and the Trant server

* Receiving drawings from the Project Managers, other Colleagues and also, external companies for booking into projects

* Undertaking document transmittals to send drawings/documents to relevant parties

* Liaising with Project Managers to ensure documents remain current on the relevant projects

* Assisting with site Health and Safety documentation

* Assisting in/with the setting up of site administrative procedures

* Assisting the Estimator during the tender process to manage documents

* Controlling of all drawings and documents issued from our Design Consultant at Tender and Contract stage

* Retrieval and uploading of documentation and drawings

* Liaising and working closely with the client’s team

* Attending progress meetings

* Other adhoc administration tasks as and when required


* Applicants should have a background in working as a Document Controller

* Construction/Engineering industry background is advantageous but not essential

* IT skills, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook as well as Document Management Systems

* Good team player

* Personable character


At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

• A competitive salary

• 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + 8 bank holidays

• Pension Scheme

• Free onsite parking

• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme

• Flexible working/work from home where possible (not applicable to all roles)

• Bike to Work Scheme

• Free Parking

Equal Opportunities & Diversity

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all, and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, gender, disability or age.

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV or call our Internal Recruitment Team on (phone number removed)

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion