Document Controller

Job Description


Job Purpose

To provide the site management and production leadership for work package/area allocated to you on the project. Lead field production and support the Project Manager in achieving the project objectives.


  • Contribute to the achievement of the Health and Safety objectives set within the Westfields Construction Health and Safety Policy.
  • To deliver the appointed packages to the client within budget, Quality Assurance standards, on programme and to stringent safety parameters.
  • To work with the Project Manager to develop detailed and accurate short-term programmes of work.
  • Ensure that site safety requirements and regulations are implemented and monitored in accordance with current legislation.
  • To manage the budget and delivery of the section/ packages allocated.
  • To provide accurate and timely reporting of progress against the agreed programme.
  • To plan the programming of day to day resource requirement and communicate these to the construction team.
  • To interface with other sections managers to share best practice and ensure effective resource utilisation.
  • To monitor external changes to work plans and report the effect of change.
  • To lead section meetings and review progress in productivity, design and achievement of commercial requirements.
  • To ensure effective implementation of Westfields project management systems and procedures.
  • Prepare method statements, risk assessments as necessary and carry out inductions to all operatives.
  • Ensure site diary is kept up to date and labour and plant returns are submitted on a weekly basis for internal works packages and Subcontractors.
  • Ensure individual operatives are aware of specification and are complying with same.
  • Implementing design team and subcontractor drawings & details, including logging & distribution on site.
  • Interpret drawings and specifications, including build ability and developing risk register.
  • Set up and maintain a secure, clean & tidy site, hutting, hoardings, signage and storage.
  • Control site correspondence and maintain accurate records.
  • Produce the required standards of work and where necessary identify defects, non-conformance and implement corrective action.
  • Ensure that site safety requirements and regulations are implemented and monitored in accordance with current legislation.
  • Operate safe systems of work at all times, assess and reduce risk of injury, carry out first aid and understand our legal obligations.

Key Skills

  • Detailed knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation
  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of project flow and demand fulfilment
  • Good knowledge of plant and equipment
  • The ability to work with initiative when outside influences affect planned operations


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