Contract Archivist

Job Type:
Salary range:
£24,960 to £24,960 per annum
£12 per hour
Start Date:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Job Ref:

My client based in Uxbridge requires an immediately available candidate for 3 months.

Parking on-site


Convert and archive paper format technical records into electronic format;

• To work with the Technical Author to identify records in need of re-organisation

• Create electronic indexes working from existing paper documents and find associated files to identify what is missing

• Search various storage facilities on the premises as far as reasonably possible to locate missing records

• Gather all records in one location and re-file coherently in preparation for scanning

• Where practical create keyword indexes to allow more focused search activities in the future

• Identify associated records that may or may not be in paper format, microfilm for example, that may be relevant to the task

• Review and where possible collate paper records held by current and recently retired Engineering staff, index and associate to specific project files. This is important where Engineers have held on to third party documents, such a qualification test, that now appear to have been lost because they are not resident in the relevant project files


• An experienced clerical worker, preferably with some experience in a secretarial, archivist or librarian function

• Generally computer literate, with familiarity of MS Office Applications

• Capable of constructing simple Excel spreadsheets for indexing purposes

• Physically fit, although the work itself is not particularly physically demanding and labouring support will be available for bulk transfer of records from one place to another, there will be a need to handle a lot of paper files, taking them from filing cabinets indexing annotating and refiling them

• Strong organisational skills, attention to detail, common sense and experience relevant to the tasks described

Contact Details:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Tel: 01895 520 700
Contact: Claire Jordan

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