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Document Controller

James Fisher Nuclear

Bamber Bridge



Posted: 17/03/2023

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Document Controller
Full time, Permanent
Bamber Bridge with hybrid working

About Us
James Fisher Nuclear is an established supplier of specialist engineering, manufacturing and technical services for applications within challenging, high integrity, environments.

The flexibility, technical expertise and integration of James Fisher Nuclear's (JFN) multi-disciplined design teams is the basis of many effective and valuable long-term relationships with major companies within the nuclear industry.

Working in this complex and demanding industry sector to high levels of quality and safety, we have developed design skills and experience that are much in demand and we have won a strong reputation for responsiveness, delivery and added value.

Job Purpose
You will support projects based Document Control and Project Support resources working within the James Fisher Nuclear (JFN) Project environment and provide a service to maintain project documentation control across Projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Provide a document control service to allocated projects across James Fisher Nuclear Ltd (JFNL).

Maintain a Document Management System (DMS), electronic or otherwise, as chosen by JFNL.

Register and control/issue all project documentation on the chosen DMS.

Maintain document history and authentication (revisions and versions) – subject to DMS facilitating this.

Control the issue and distribution of project documentation with a recorded and traceable audit trail (internal circulation and external transmittal).

Ensure all checked and approved documentation is correctly signed off by authorised personnel.

Check all documentation passing through document control is to project standard and is complete for issue (eg. document number(s) correct, revision numbers, signatures, dates, security classifications, correct template etc).

Handle documentation in line with project and document security classifications and restrictions, as stipulated by JFNL and Alliance/Client requirements.

Assist the Lead Document Controller to manage the handover of project documentation and the archiving and destruction of documentation and assist in the creation of record retention documents in conjunction with the Project Manager.

Carry out regular checks using the Document Register to highlight any due/overdue documents – informing responsible personnel as appropriate.

Maintain a controlled and secure storage area for project documentation in a format dictated by the Project Manager. The standard approach is to hold documents electronically with hard copy ‘wet signed originals’ being handed to M&W (for onward issuing to Client).

Photocopying and scanning of documentation.

Key Skills and Competencies


Previous Document Control Experience in a Construction / Engineering background, preferably in Nuclear sector.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) is required.

Previous use of Electronic DMS system(s).

Excellent written and oral communication skills and a strong attention to detail are required.

Ability to rapidly expedite of information.

Maintain document history and authentication.

Awareness of Document Security and Legal Admissibility.

Analysis and Tracking of Data, reporting.


Awareness of British Standards (ISO) in Document Control.

Security Cleared or SQEP'ed

Knowledge of Microsoft File Manager, Sharepoint, and Esiora/Conisio

If this sounds like the ideal next step in your career, then click ‘apply’ now! 

Due to the volume of applications we receive for our vacancies, on occasion applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment 

James Fisher and Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and strongly encourage applications for candidates from all backgrounds. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and recognise that our success depends on our talented and diverse workforce. For more information

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