Location: Richland, Washington
Title: Document Control & Records Specialist 1
Schedule (FT/PT): Regular Full Time
Travel Required: No
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind Solutions is a Government contracting small business with operations at military and civilian installations across the United States. The company’s focus is facilities operation and maintenance, waste management and radiological services, security control and force protection, and environmental services.


The Document Control and Records Management Specialist I is responsible for a variety of tasks within the Records Management organization. This position supports a diverse set of customers and projects within the Records Management Program. Will work directly, both as an individual and as part of a team, with customers to understand their existing information and records management processes, procedures, and tools. Cognizant of applicable site procedures and ensure strict adherence to those requirements. Provide support for a compliant, cost-effective, service-oriented Records Program meeting requirements as identified in customer procedures, NARA regulations, and DOE directives. Assist with any other tasks determined applicable to the contract needs. Provide excellent customer service to site contractors and the Department of Energy.


  • Provide document control and record management support to requesting organizations.
  • Understand requirements found in desk instructions, site procedures, Federal and NARA requirements.
  • Understand Records Program business processes which create information and federal records.
  • Participate in implementation activities and monitor the results.
  • Perform basic records capture practices using standard site software.
  • Perform audits to ensure all records and staff are performing at an acceptable quality level.
  • Review Hanford Information to determine the CUI classification.
  • Identify, prepare, review, approve, issuance/release, distribute, use, and revise various documents and record generated in support of the Hanford work.
  • Monitor designated team collaboration areas, Outlook mailboxes, plant mail, and courier/transportation for incoming records.
  • Assignments are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment.
  • Tasks performed require the application of basic knowledge and skill related to the functional specialty.
  • May assist others in supporting semi-routine activities in accordance with established procedures.
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Perform all work in accordance with established access controls and safety requirements.
  • Performs work under direct supervision. Receives detailed instructions on new assignments.


  • Develop estimates for performing service tasks.
  • Hanford Systems used to provide support are comprised of the following:
  • Document Management and Control System (DMCS)
  • Smart Plant Foundation (SPF)
  • Hanford Document Numbering System (HDNS)
  • Integrated Document Management System (IDMS)
  • Records Management Access Portal (RMAP)
  • RIM Scanning Solution (RIMScan)
  • Success Factors Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Must be able to pass derivative classifier training


Education and Experience:

High school diploma and 0-2 years relevant work experience or relevant Associate's degree.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Effectively communicate, both verbal and written, with team members, management, and customers.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong follow-up skills to manage large volumes of documentation.
  • Experience or ability to learn the records management lifecycle processes.
  • Ability to understand priorities.
  • Proficiency or ability to learn basic technical skills for a wide range of software, including records and configuration control management systems.
  • Customer service oriented, with the ability to work professionally and collaboratively across multiple contractors and organizations.

Special Requirements:

Security Access Requirement:

  • Must pass pre-employment background check.
  • Must be eligible to obtain a Q clearance.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening.
  • Applicants are required to have REAL ID ACT compliant documentation at time of hire and nothing on record that would prohibit you from gaining access to Department of Energy sites.
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.


  • Previous Hanford experience.
  • Previous Document Control and/or Records Management experience.


Position is primarily sedentary in nature, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. The work may involve exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


Works mainly in typical office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.