Document Controller - Laing O'Rourke - Perth, WA

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Western Australia
Job Type:Full Time

  • Join Laing O’Rourke where people are the heart of our business.
  • Work for an innovative, privately-owned Tier 1 Constructor.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Initial 6-month fixed term contract.

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. Laing O’Rourke is proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Citation - Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

About the role

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Document Controller to work in our Burswood office and assist with document management for one of our key infrastructure projects. As the suitable candidate for this role, your key focus will be to ensure the document control register is maintained in an organised and methodical manner and in accordance with the procedures and requirements of the project.

Key responsibilities

  • Receipt, review and return of large volumes of drawings.
  • Expediting the review and approval of documentation - working to very tight project deadlines.
  • Issuing transmittals and receipts concerning documentation in circulation.
  • Quality checking of deliverables received.
  • Removing obsolete documents from distribution and use.
  • Establishing and maintaining controlled copy sets.
  • Maintaining the integrity of the document collaboration system, ensure its successful and effective use.

You will have

Previous experience in a similar position, having worked for construction contracting companies ideally. You will demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel, along with experience with Asite or other cloud-based document management system preferred. In addition, candidates with exposure to vendor management will be viewed favourably. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and a driven & motivated attitude. You will also demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

As a proud RAP organisation, Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Download our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan at

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.