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Document Controller / Project Administrator - Major Project Delivery - Glasgow

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Document Controller / Project Administrator - Major Project Delivery - Glasgow

Atkins are looking to recruit a Document Controller / Project Administrator to join our Major Project Delivery teams based in Glasgow. The role would suit someone who enjoys working within a major project environment, has prior experience within a document control and/or project administration role, and who is looking to develop their career within project delivery or project management.

In this role you will administer the document control and administration systems of some of the major engineering projects being delivered by our teams. There will be a variety of project administration tasks to be delivered which will mean no two days being the same and will give you the chance to work with lots of team members across evert stage of the project lifecycle.

The role is based in Glasgow but the projects themselves could be based throughout Scotland or across the UK.

About the Project Delivery Practice:

The Atkins UK Infrastructure Project Delivery Practice (PDP) is the centre of excellence for the delivery of infrastructure projects and the home unit for our project management staff. The team is responsible for delivery of design services across sectors including: Water Infrastructure, Defence Infrastructure, Aviation, Energy, Stations and Urban Developments. These may be delivered as single major projects or a programme of smaller projects. Our Clients include, AWE, Berkeley Homes, BAE Systems, DIO, EDF, Environment Agency, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, High Speed 2, Horizon, London City Airport Metropolitan Police, United Utilities, Scottish Water, Sellafield, Seven Trent Water, St Modwen, Thames Water, Transport for London. 


  • To support the project delivery team in day to day duties throughout the project lifecycle from inception to completion.
  • Manage and control the quality and timeliness of distribution of documents into and out of the project team.
  • Attend meetings with the project team to understand and communicate requirements.
  • Liaise with internal team members to ensure document control requirements are being met and additional needs are mutually understood.
  • Maintenance of computerised databases.
  • Recording of incoming / outgoing correspondence and design documentation.
  • Use of databases to find design drawings.
  • Ad hoc project administration tasks as required by our major project teams.


  • Prior experience in a Document Control or Project Administration role.
  • Able to create documents/reports/processes appropriate to the needs of project delivery team.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Flexible attitude and ‘can do’ approach.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good level of computer literacy in Windows – Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and prioritise duties.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward," a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career, and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.
Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To support and safeguard your physical and mental wellbeing we provide an employee assistance programme offering advice and support in times of need.  Our offices run their own sports and social clubs providing a wide range of activities. You will also have access to our Flexible Benefits, where you can opt in to a wide range of benefits to complement your work/life balance: such as medical insurance, gym membership, the cycle-to-work scheme, child care vouchers, charitable giving, additional pension contributions etc.

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.

Flexible Working:

We welcome the opportunity to discuss a flexible working pattern for this vacancy. For roles advertised under the category of flexible working we would encourage you to explore the flexible working options we are able to offer during the interview process.

Atkins recognize that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career in Architecture, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and ability.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not refer to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance


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