Clive Schofield


Clive has over 30 years’ experience in major construction projects in both the public and private sector.  He has developed and lead specialist scheduling teams and developed planning & reporting methodology within the NSW rail industry.

He has successfully coordinated / project managed the remediation of several major industrial sites, project managed site upgrades for both office and warehouse facilities and developed several management systems encompassed in “Shutdown Management Systems” that have aided in the complex control of shutdowns.

Strengths & Skills

  • Specialist knowledge of computerised planning & scheduling systems with the ability to develop planning methodologies for various industries
  • Proven ability to deliver projects within strict time constraints whilst maintaining environmental & safety standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple trades developing & coordinating effective working teams.
  • Superior oral & written communication skills with the ability to liaise & develop rapport with people at all levels


Rail Planning Services

Master Scheduler                                                                                                  2017 – Present

Undertaking the development of master schedules for Sydney Trains 2017 Timetable implementation including coordinating input from business units across Sydney Trains.

Working with the Arup team in developing schedules for the delivery of Canberra Light Rail Stage 2.


RailCorp / Sydney Trains

Production Planning & Scheduling Manager                                                                                                  2004 – 2016

Responsible for the establishment, engagement and ongoing management of the Major Works, Project Services Scheduling Team (15 schedulers). Successfully developed, documented & introduced the current Primavera scheduling processes to improve the scheduling quality within the division towards ‘best practice’. Established & managed the RailCorp Primavera Technical Group (PTUG) to co-ordinate the usage of Primavera throughout RailCorp. Procured hardware / software for the management & importing of external Primavera schedules, thus protecting the integrity of the RailCorp Primavera production database. Utilised as ‘subject matter expert’ by various RailCorp Divisions on the usage of Primavera.

Dulux Australia Ltd

Project Manager                                                                                                              2003 – 2004

Project managed the site upgrade of the Dulux Padstow office and warehouse facilities, project valued at $4m. Major elements of project included the demolition of a two storey office building / factory and associated steel structures. The construction of a new electrical kiosk and associated switchboard, cabling. The removal of six underground storage tanks and the remediation of surrounding area. The construction of site roads and associated landscaping.

Rail Infrastructure Corporation (RIC) NSW

Implementation Project Manager (Scheduling Centre of Excellence)                                                                                                              2001 – 2003

Development and implementation of tools, processes and procedures associated with project management principles across 5 regional offices enabling reporting process to be developed and viewed at bundle, operational, regional and state levels.

Dulux Australia Ltd Cabarita / Padstow

Project Manager / Site Operations Manager / Project Coordinator                                                                                                              1993 – 2001

Successfully completed a variety of projects over a seven-year period. Demonstrated strong leadership and decision-making abilities. Managed activities associated with the following projects – Cabarita Car Park Site, Main Manufacturing Site 50 adjoining residential property sites, Padstow Powder Coat Manufacturing Site, Resin Plant Manufacturing Area and Auckland (NZ) Panmure – Paint Manufacturing Site.

ICI Australia Ltd

Contract Planning Engineer / Project Coordinator                                                                                                              1990 – 1997

Planned & coordinated 7 major shutdowns – Project value $1m to $50m, major involvement in construction & commissioning projects. Supervised / coordinated shutdown resources of up to 1000 + men, developed & implemented “Shutdown Planning & Management Systems”. Assisted with development of Primavera (P3) for use in shutdowns both within Australia & overseas, developed & implemented shutdown training modules to allow numerous trainers the ability to deliver the same instruction – resulting in time & cost savings.

Dept. of Housing (SWBT)

Planning Coordinator                                                                                                              1995

Eglo Engineering Ltd

Contract Planning / Project Engineer                                                                                                              1981 – 1990

Qualifications & Affiliations

Diploma of Project Management UNE Partnerships – University of New England

Primavera (P3, P6) Advanced

Lean Six Sigma (white)