Document Controller / Translator

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  • Ad ID: 2632

  • Added: September 24, 2019

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Document Controller / Translator


  • The Document Controller / Translator under general supervision performs a variety of document control functions for a project or department.
  • Coordinates the flow of documents between project operations, engineering disciplines, construction team, or other department groups.  Incumbent may be responsible for a small-sized project. 
  • Will have knowledge of both the work processes of document control and also the use of electronic systems used to manage documentation. 
  • 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
  • Scans documents for electronic storage.
  • Maintains an established data distribution system and schedule for the assigned project based upon client, project, department, and supplier requirements.  Expedites review, signature approval, and release of supplier and internally produced documents.
  • May perform some clerical duties such as light typing, filing, answering phones, messenger service, etc.
  • Assists junior document control staff to ensure effective implementation of project-specific procedures.
  • Performs other duties commensurate with the functional level and responsibilities.
  • Contributes as a team player who is deadline-driven and works well with others


Degree with minimum of 5 years of document control/translator experience in an engineering design / consulting environment.

Proficient keyboard skills and a working knowledge of MS Windows and related word processing, spreadsheet, and database software is required.

Assignments will require a working knowledge of Electronic Document Management Systems.

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

Must be fluent in English and Arabic languages, both written and verbal and have experience in composing correspondence related to his/her responsibilities.

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