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Document Manager

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Project

Montreal, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  05-10 years

SYSTRA Canada is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures. SYSTRA Canada is an engineering and consulting firm whose primary focus is to offer transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods: feasibility studies of building a new railway line, increasing the capacity of the existing infrastructure, privatization of a railway.

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Reporting to the Urban Transport Manager, the Document Manager is responsible for the implementation and management of the document management system for the Transit division.


      Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a consultant for the organizational document structure, based on best practices;
  • Perform the activities required for integrated document management (classification, filing, indexing, tracking, traceability, recording, quality control, transfer, archiving, destruction, etc.);
  • Track all incoming and outgoing documents: number of documents filed per entity, number of late documents, number of documents validated or refused, etc., monitor validation returns and alert project management of any delays;
  • Ensure the maintenance and application of document filing systems in accordance with SYSTRA standards and project requirements;
  • Performs the activities required to update and maintain the records inventory;
  • Assist and train employees in the use of the document management systems available to them and in the application of pre-established standards and procedures;
  • Write document management procedures and user guides for specialized document management software;
  • Ensure the maintenance and updating of the instruments and search tools and conduct research and tracking to respond to requests.


Required Qualifications:

  • Certificate in records and archives management or related field;
  • Minimum 7 years of professional experience in a similar role.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 360, Adobe Acrobat, SharePoint, ProjectWise, or another document control software;
  • Knowledge of Aconex and EDMS (Electronic Document Management System);
  • Knowledge of Autodesk BIM 360 or other BIM software;
  • Proficient in French (spoken, read, and written);
  • Proficient in English (spoken, read, and written), an asset;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Ability to work as a team player in a multidisciplinary environment;
  • Ability to plan and organize one’s work;
  • Methodical, rigorous, and proactive;
  • Interest in acquiring, applying, and transmitting new knowledge;
  • Creative and innovative mind.




Note: In this description, the masculine gender is used for easy reading purposes and includes the feminine.

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