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Document Control Engineering

Katy, TX
October 19, 2018

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Kevin Howard

713-***-**** Katy, TX *****

Sr. Document Control Lead

Sr. Document Controller with 15+ years of expertise balancing hundreds of approval packages. Skilled at customer / vendor communication, expediting, and juggling high-value packages up to $1B+. Proud of the trust earned to manage multimillion-dollar accounts. Ensures alignment with document control standards. Strength areas include:

Engineering Support

Revision Control

Vendor Management

Purchase Order Management

Document Control Software Reviews

Employee Leadership / Training


Document Expediting

MS Office (Word, Excel)



Sr. Document Control Lead, Houston, TX

Maintained database of 200+ purchase orders, valued at $2M - $1.3B, for long-distance pipelines, meter/compressor stations, and EPMC projects. Controlling acquisition of pipes, steel, valves and other components. Received all approval drawings and other related documents. Entered into system and monitored movement through to final approvals. Logged revisions and information distribution to all key stakeholders and decisions makers for 3-to-5-day review cycles with multiple rounds of revisions and re-approvals. Familiar with Oracle database system and electronic data management systems.

Maintained hundreds of purchase orders concurrently, 3x more than team average, securing $1B+ in revenues.

Evaluated document control software options to manage buying, expediting, and vendor documentation.

Avoided penalties and manufacturing/shipping delays, impacting customer business continuity, with 100% on-time ship dates in compliance with internal commitments; stepped-up as data expeditor when suppliers were delayed or there were engineering scope changes.

Earned SME status as the go-to guy for complex vendor documentation packages and Master Deliverables Registers.

Watchdogged document package statuses, ran reports and diligently followed up with teams to ensure on-time receipt.

JACOB’S ENGINEERING 11/2002–4/2006

Document Controller, Houston, TX

Recruited into document controls, following a short stint as a reprographics tech, based on professionalism and hard-core work ethic. Organized and maintained project files; monitored and updated engineering deliverable status using company and client document control systems.

Managed files and document processing in compliance with standard operating procedures.

Trained new document control clerks and showed initiative on new projects with minimal direction.

Demonstrated understanding of engineering, construction, and process terminology to improve communication.

Education & Additional Skills

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Criminal Justice Texas Southern University (some coursework completed)

Software MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)

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