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AECOM Document Control Specialist/Technical Writer in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Kuwait - Al Ahmadi, Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

AECOM has an opening for a Document Control Specialist/ Technical Writer in Kuwait.

Under direction of Quality Manager and/or Lead Auditor, the Technical Writer / Document Control employee is directly responsible in handling, generating, storing and filling quality management system records created for the APS-5 contract. Responsible for the timely execution of controls needed to approve documents for adequacy prior to issue. Responsible for reviewing changed/revised documents to ensure that changes and the current revision status of documents are identified and effectively disseminated and communicated to all affected AECOM employees. Responsible to ensure that relevant versions of applicable documents are available at points of use. To ensure that documents of external origin determined by the organization to be necessary for the planning and operations of the quality management system are identified and their distribution controlled, and to prevent the unintended use of obsolete documents, and to apply suitable identification to them if they are retained for any purpose. The Technical Writer / Document Control employee will interface regularly with employees and senior management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Must be a U.S. citizen, able to pass deployment requirements and maintain eligibility to work in Kuwait

  2. Possess a current United States Passport and able to obtain an NACI, able to gain access to United States and foreign military facilities or bases

  3. Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology

  4. Specialize in writing material regarding work methods and procedures

  5. Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers

  6. Reviews materials and recommends revisions or changes in scope, format and content.

  7. Maintains records and files of work and revisions

  8. Assist in laying out material for publication

  9. Arrange for typing, duplication and distribution of material

  10. Provides support in the operation of the organization's ISO 9001 program

  11. Works with process owners to develop, document and revise technical work processes (SOP’s, WI, Forms, and Process Maps)

  12. Enhances communication by facilitating team meetings

  13. Conducts document revision training as required

  14. Ensures documents are compliant with corporate regulations, company SOP’s, and directives

  15. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AECOM Quality Management System

  16. Identify and advise leadership regarding problems within technical areas as required

  17. Ensure Supervisor/Manager is aware of critical issues and able to make appropriate strategic decisions based on information supplied

  18. Actively engage in promoting a workplace free from environmental, health and safety related hazards including the training and ensuring proper use of personal protective equipment

  19. Cross trains within the quality auditing program when required to ensure maximum flexibility and possession of technical skills

  20. Performs all other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education: Documented High school diploma or equivalent required


  • Three (3) documented years or more of related work experience

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have basic working knowledges of Microsoft Office and Word

  • Excellent communication skills along with professional demeanor that extends to all levels of the organization

  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to coordinate and collaborate with supervision to ensure processes are aligned

  • Must be a self-starter and capable of working independently without direct supervision

  • Possess qualities and the ability to articulate and effectively communicate directions to others

  • Required to work in extreme dusty environments with temperatures exceeding over 110 degrees for days at a time

  • Be able to work autonomously with U.S. or OCN personnel as well as US government personnel

Work Environment, Physical Demands and Mental Demands:

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures

  • Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Quality Assurance / Quality Controls

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Kuwait

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 218482BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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