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Document Controller


RED is an expanding international M&E consultancy, with a proven track record in low energy design, focused on providing excellent design solutions to clients.

We are seeking to employ an experienced and organised Document Controller to be based in our Singapore office.

Role Responsibilities

  • Providing support to engineering staff via the accurate filing and document management of drawings and other project related documents and maintain efficient document control systems in line with QA
  • Coordinate all activities related to the document control procedure, including technical documents, drawings, and commercial correspondence
  • Input document data into standard registers ensuring that the information is accurate and up to date
  • Make sure that controlled copies of latest approved documents and drawings are given to the appropriate staff, subcontractors and suppliers as applicable
  • Maintain the files and control logs as required by the project
  • Organise, manage and file document receipts and distribution lists, project documents and drawings in conjunction with project and corporate naming and numbering procedure
  • Maintain accurate registers and actions lists
  • Ensure team compliance with project document control and project document numbering procedures
  • Check all emails (incoming/outgoing) documents – For Incoming
    • Download documents via (email/FTP/Box )
    • Print emails with downloaded documents (mark-ups/comments)
    • Save the downloaded Electronic Documents to their designated folders
    • Record the incoming documents
  • For Outgoing Documents
    • Check the documents (Revisions, Revision Clouds, versions, .)
    • Request for preparation of Zip, PDFs, DWF to the CAD Section (if
    • drawings)
    • Prepares the Transmittal Sheet
    • Issue/upload documents via (email/FTP/Box) to Front office or client
    • Record the Issued drawings
    • Update the Project Document Production Schedule
  • Check BIW channel or other document portal
    • Download information from portal
    • Prepare the Report for the downloaded Information from portal
    • Update Information Required Schedule
    • Update Design Programme (if there is available information)
  • Maintain and organise hard copy documents in “blue folder” system, together with hard and soft copy filing of drawings, or other project related documents
  • Scan documentation and liaise with external reprographics company
  • Formatting, printing and binding of documents for issue
  • Archive, retrieve and store documentation adhering to company standards and policies
  • Check that all information complies with specified company formats, templates and standards
  • Assist with quality checks and audits of document databases, identifying and correcting any anomalies
  • Assist with the coordination of document management across the whole project including policies, protocols and practice

Role Requirements


  • Previous Document Control experience is essential
  • Previous experience working within the construction or building services industry desirable

Specific Skills & Knowledge

You will need to possess the following professional and technical expertise:

  • Good knowledge of MS office outlook, word and excel
  • Ability to project/practice management systems or software
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Highly organised in maintaining project files and keeping a calendar schedule in MS Outlook
  • Ability to keep clear and accurate records and reports
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Experienced in all types of document filing and management (eg images, document minutes, specifications, etc)
  • Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Act in an ethical manner and follows the principles of the ethics charter and ethics in practice guidelines
  • Knowledge of cad - to open and perform basic editing (for example a drawing no. or revision)
  • Highly proficient in the use of online document portals, BIW, connect, buzzsaw or equivalents

Specific Business Understanding 

  • Background in consulting or construction preferred.
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy.


Salary commensurate with experience.

Our people work in friendly teams with a collaborative approach and mentoring support from talented leaders.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and are an equal opportunities employer.

Interested applicants may send their resume to

Location      :        Singapore

Region         :       APAC

Salary          :       Competitive

Location: Singapore

Region: APAC

Salary: Competitive

Ready to join the team?

If you think you have what it takes to join an award winning team and help RED continue its exciting journey, we want to hear from you.