Workforce Scheduler

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary $450 - $550 per day
Job type Temporary
Discipline RailEngineering
Contact NameMegan Grace

Job description

Workforce Scheduler
Smeaton Grange
2 months contract
Although this role is within a large Civil infrastructure organization, specific industry experience is not required for our Workforce Scheduler position. However, candidates should possess a minimum of 5 years' experience within blue-collar resource allocation.


  • Responsible for 27 internal staff which will include Civil Operators and Labourers
  • Coordinate the allocation and forward planning of personnel for worksites.
  • Collaborate with supervisors/engineers on-site to allocate resources between projects.
  • Attend meetings with site teams to determine upcoming project staffing needs.
  • Develop strong relationships with operational site leaders.
  • Proactively forecast workforce requirements and adjust rosters and shifts accordingly.
  • Plan for absences and manage replacements within short time frames, utilizing the casual pool when necessary.
  • Coordinate communication regarding shift changes, ensuring compliance with fatigue management and award regulations.
  • Assist employees and subcontractors in executing the Rapid Induction System.
  • Liaise with other departments to provide necessary people-related data in a timely manner.
  • Ensure project plans align with resource availability.
  • Identify and assign resources to multiple projects, both internally and externally.
  • Contribute to achieving team utilization targets by actively managing resource schedules.
  • Manage resourcing conflicts and escalations according to project and business priorities.
  • Support employees in recertification and verification of training.
  • Provide assistance to the HSEQ Manager as needed.
  • Support site teams in procurement to ensure early and cost-effective solutions.
  • Monitor compliance with fatigue management policies among site personnel and payroll.
  • Report personnel requirements to the Construction Manager.
  • Maintain daily communication with sites to ensure smooth operations.
  • Coordinate with HR for efficient onboarding of new personnel.
  • Prepare monthly reports for inclusion in the HSEQ Manager's report to senior management.
If you would like to learn more please get in touch at / 0423 544 554