Vacancy details

Vacancy title
Trainee Document Controller
Administration/Secretarial, Engineering
Contract type
Full time permanent
South East England

About BakerHicks

Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.

Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.

About the role

As part of a successful and growing Document Control department, you’ll provide direct support to the Document Controller's whilst joining a team that’s been delivering industry leading design solutions for decades. Your organisational and communication skills will help you interact with internal and external contacts to deliver projects within time, quality and budget constraints. You’ll also work closely with the Document Control Manager, playing an integral role in the driving of quality standards and the development of the team as a whole. 

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities 

  • Provide support to the Lead Doc Controller with delegated duties
  • Willingness to carry out routine document control activities for the company, including document release and publishing, query handling, management of transmittals, copying, scanning and library management.
  • Willingness to provide support with regard to document numbering, the application of metadata, and ability to work with EDMS and on the document control procedures to be followed.
  • Support to  departments  in  the  issue  receipt  and  tracking  of  all  documentation  both electronically and in hardcopy where applicable.
  • Assist with general office administration duties as required and provide general office support
  • Educated to GCSE level standard
  • Following suitable training and guidance, will be ble to achieve and maintain Government Security Clearance commensurate with the requirement of the role.



Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.

Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development 

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