Document Controller Job Description

Document Controller job description

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Document Controller Job Description

A document controller is responsible for efficiently organising, managing, and maintaining all project-related documents, ensuring accurate documentation control, version tracking, and accessibility for project teams. They play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity and compliance of project documentation throughout its lifecycle.


  • Control the internal and external documents for bid processes
  • Maintaining document repositories and databases, ensuring easy access for project team members.
  • Implementing and enforcing document control procedures to manage document creation, revision, and approval processes.
  • Tracking document versions, revisions, and changes to ensure accuracy and compliance with project requirements.
  • Collaborating with project managers and engineers to ensure that all documentation aligns with project timelines and objectives.
  • Performing regular quality checks on project documents to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  • Assisting in audits and compliance assessments related to document control procedures and practices.


  • Advanced MS Office skills, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with engineering and construction terminology and documentation
  • Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and prioritise tasks to meet project deadlines
  • Organised, good at time management, and able to prioritise effectively and efficiently
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot document control issues

Working Conditions

  • Typically work in an office setting
  • Generally follow standard office hours but may work overtime as project deadlines
  • Collaborate closely with engineering-related professionals
  • May work on tight schedules to meet milestones
  • Handle sensitive project information

Average Salary

  • $85k – $100k per year in Australia
  • $62k – $83k per year in New Zealand

Salary is based on © SEEK© Indeed and © Talent statistics and research.

This Document Controller job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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