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Parsons Corporation Lead Document Controller in Kuwait, Kuwait

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Lead Document Controller

Kuwait

Strategy and order. These are your lifelines!

You approach each work day by assessing what needs to get done and are ever-aware of staying on target with your time. You, in a word, are Organized. When you get in 'focused work mode,' there's no stopping you. You are analytical and clear-headed and feel a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day knowing it went as it should. Please apply your admirable organizational skills to our organization!

The Lead Document Controller may supervise employees responsible for the flow and storage of all project documentation (correspondence, contracts, construction documents, engineering, schedules, etc.) between project operations, engineering disciplines, construction team, and other related support groups. Incumbent is typically responsible for a large project. Plans, organizes, and implements systems for efficient document processing of all communications, supplier documents, design documents, construction documents or other internal or external documents. Will have knowledge of both the work processes of document control and also the use of electronic systems used to manage documentation.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the document control job leader, providing technical guidance to lower-level Document Control Specialists assigned to the project. Reviews work produced to ensure timely and accurate results. Completes performance evaluations for those assigned.

  • Implements document/data management solutions with a primary focus on document control and records management. Administers data/document management applications.

  • Processes one or more document types through all procedural steps in accordance with well-defined procedures and guidelines. Ensures that pre-established document control requirements (e.g., which document numbering system will be used; how many and which signatures will be required for certain approvals, etc.) are satisfactorily met throughout the duration of the project.

  • Receives, tracks, and monitors documents using standard document management programs to register documents, maintain databases, and produces logs, transmittals, and other reports as required. Enters data and produces reports using other standard office automation or department-specific computer applications. Initiates and replies to routine correspondence related to area of responsibility.

  • Provides assistance to users in capturing and locating electronic information.

  • Maintains an established data distribution system and schedule for the assigned project based upon client, project, department, and supplier requirements. May revise system or schedule as required to ensure timely approvals and distribution. Expedites review, signature approval, and release of supplier and internally produced documents.

  • Verifies retention requirements, arranges document cataloging, packing, and long-term storage or disposal of appropriate documents at time of closeout. Manages scheduled destruction of archived documents according to company and/or Client guidelines; provides assistance with document retrieval.

  • Assists junior document control staff to ensure effective implementation of project-specific procedures. Serves as liaison between support group, home office and field personnel. Interfaces with groups inside and outside the organization.

  • Delegates and directs the work activities of project document control team.

  • Contributes as a team player who is deadline driven and works well with others.

  • Performs other duties commensurate with functional level and any other assignments required by the Project Manager.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in related discipline with 12 years of relevant work experience, including 5-8 years of prior document control experience.

  • Proficient keyboard skills and a working knowledge of MS Windows. Good hands-on experience with DC systems such as PMWeb, Aconex, other is necessary.

  • Good communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with project personnel and management.

  • Good command of both English and Arabic language, written and oral, is a must.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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