Document Control Specialist - Butte, MT

  • NorthWestern Energy
  • Sep 03, 2021
Full time General Business

Job Description



POSTING DATES: August 25, 2021 through September 8, 2021


Document Control Specialist



Work Location

Butte, MT


2-4 ($11.63 to $29.18/hour)

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical

Not Required

Drug Test

Not Required

Background Check


Relocation Benefit





The Document Controller Specialist position in the Electric Transmission Drafting and Records Management Department is responsible for the security, storage and retrieval of original drawings, processing/distribution of prints of revised/generated documents to the appropriate personnel and the control and ordering of office materials. This position encompasses but is not limited to the Administration of the Adept EDMS program, a product of Synergis Software. This position also provides support and assistance to the Electric and Gas Transmission Drafting and Engineering Departments including internal departments of NWE and external entities. (Consulting/contracting firms)


  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives
  • Administration of the Adept EDMS program, ensuring user support, Desktop & Web Client users (internal & external), problem solving, provide support to other internal departments and when needed, seek the assistance of Synergis Software Support
  • Support the needs of the G/Tech system (GIS) when required
  • Responsible for the security, storage and retrieval of original drawings
  • Process assigned projects ensuring quality and quantity of prints generated
  • Process prints/requests for "Walk-up" customers in a courteous, professional, timely and cost effective manner.
  • Generate Drawing Indexes from the Adept EDMS database
  • Inventory and ordering of office supplies for the TD Engineering and Drafting Departments
  • Maintain and order departmental materials
  • Scan manual drawings for archival and retrieval purposes
  • Responsible for the overseeing of scheduled maintenance/training of the HP Pagewide XL 5100 and 5200 Large Format Printer and other office equipment
  • Perform monthly reconciliation accounting (SAP) of prints and plots to recover accrued costs.
  • Update project information in Brightwork as requested
  • Train employees on records management procedures and policies, which include documentation, retention, retrieval, destruction and disaster recovery
  • Assist in the completion of 'As-Built" drawings. (AutoCAD)
  • Work in a team environment
  • Work and communicate well with others
  • Perform other required work as directed by supervisor
  • Processing Invoices for Engineering and Drafting
  • Time administration
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Package. (Excel, Access, Power Point, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills, an independent motivated work ethic
  • Ability to meet deadlines, flexible in multi-tasking
  • Customer orientated experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to acquire general knowledge of NorthWestern Energy policies and procedures including safety requirements
  • Knowledge of SAP a plus
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD a plus
  • Knowledge of GIS a plus


When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.


External applicants should apply online at Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at

NorthWestern Energy

Human Resources Department Job #3397

3010 West 69th Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.