RJF22-162 Document Controller

  • Job Reference: 679012690-2
  • Date Posted: 6 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Perenco
  • Location: Wareham, Dorset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Care in the community, Housekeeping & Maintenance, Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our busy operational team at Wytch Farm. As the largest onshore oil and gas production facility in Western Europe with a current production capacity of around 12,000boepd, Wytch Farm is continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help shape its future.

This role is responsible for executing Document Control co-ordination for operations, maintenance, integrity and engineering project activities for the asset. The individual will work to ensure all critical drawings and documents are updated for changes and that they conform to Wytch Farm site standards. They will need to respond to information requests - both internally and externally - and extract any necessary drawings and documents for onwards use in association with asset activities. There will be a need to take oversight and manage the Site electronic documentation libraries and coach site personnel on good documentation control and management.

The individual will need to work with a cross-section of individuals and be organised and have good communication and people interaction skills in order to execute their role successfully.

This position will be based at our Wytch Farm site and operates on a Monday to Friday basis.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager within the Engineering Team, typical responsibilities will be:

  • Co-ordination of the updating of CAD drawings to the latest Perenco UK specs & recognised codes and standards. This will intentionally be via co-ordination with external draughting contractors but may also be via use of individual's own CAD skills.
  • Provide Engineering & Technical support regarding drawings & documentation to the Operations Teams.
  • Co-ordinate the production, updating and "As-building" of multi discipline drawings (Layouts / P&ID's / Schematics / Diagrams / Schedules etc), utilising AutoCad & Microstation software.
  • Issuing of new cable numbers, Line and valve numbers and to maintain the electronic and manual data sets.
  • Retrieval and tracking of historical data from company archive.
  • Liaise with the Maintenance Data Administrator for tagging of new equipment.
  • Liaise with engineers and third-party contractors in providing As-Built drawings.
  • Update and maintain folder structure for drawing updates.
  • Maintain and keep up to date critical controlled data sets i.e. Drawing Register /Valve Register/Line Lists/Hard copy files (Control Room)
  • Check drawings that have been "As-built" by on/off site drafting teams.
  • Control and maintain on site Libraries so data is accessible and readily available.
  • Provide drawing assistances and support across all departments i.e. Creation of layout plans for Drilling and Well operations.
  • Take oversight and manage the Site electronic documentation libraries and coach site personnel on good documentation control and management
  • As the organisation develops there will become a need for the individual to co-ordinate the creation and maintenance of a stand alone Safety and Environmental Management system as Perenco Wytch Farm completes its separation from its sister Sites in the Southern North Sea area of Perenco's UK business.
  • Provide document control to larger projects creating and maintaining document registers as documents from vendors are received.
  • Support planning permission applications by co-ordinating generation of elevation and plan views of proposed developments

Key Requirements & Experience:

  • A proven track record in Document Control in an industrial set-up.
  • Knowledge and experience in engineering drawing office principles, procedures and standards.
  • Proven experience and competence in the use of Microsoft Office, and Adobe Photoshop/Writer is essential.
  • Excellent team working skills and a good communicator with the ability to interact with organisational personnel - both staff and contract - at all levels.
  • Well organised, with good time management skills and an ability to plan and organise work activities.
  • Knowledge and experience of the safety requirements for working on an industrial site
  • A minimum of 3-4 years relevant document control experience in the engineering/construction industry - preferentially, but not essentially in the oil and gas or petro-chemical industry.

Desirable Skills:

  • Proven experience and competence in the use of AutoCad, and Microstation
  • Knowledge and experience of process plant design.
  • Good fundamental understanding and knowledge of engineering drawings across all disciplines - Process/Instrument/Electrical/Mechanical/Civil.
  • Experienced in working within an engineering project group / information management environment.
  • Experienced user of information management systems and conversant with information management procedures.
  • Ability to work to coach others in good documentation management


At Perenco we value and reward our people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Flexible Benefit Allowance
  • Defined Contribution Pension
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays