Transportation route and crew schedulers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1526

Transportation route and crew schedulers prepare operational and crew schedules for transportation equipment and operating personnel. They are employed by municipal transit commissions, truck, delivery and courier companies, railways, airlines and by other transportation establishments in both the private and public sectors.

Job Duties for Transportation route and crew schedulers

  • Review schedule requisitions, passenger counts and cargo, running times, distances, personnel availability and other pertinent information to establish schedule parameters
  • Design new or modify existing schedules using computer software or other methods
  • Incorporate into route plan factors such as peak travel periods, holidays, special events and construction with emphasis on time and cost efficiency
  • Assign personnel to equipment and routes and schedule work shifts
  • Compile equipment and personnel records, including hours in service, distances, maintenance, repairs required and other data, to produce operating reports
  • May prepare user guides and other public service information.

Working Conditions for Transportation route and crew schedulers

Work is usually performed in an office environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Air Transport Schedule Analyst
  • Analyst, Air Transport Schedules
  • Bus Scheduler
  • Bus Transportation Service Co-ordinator
  • Crew Dispatcher
  • Crew Scheduler - Aeronautics
  • Crew Scheduler - Railway Transport
  • Crew Scheduler - Transportation
  • Depot Clerk - Transit System
  • Flight Crew Scheduler
  • Flight Scheduler
  • Logistics Clerk - Transportation
  • Rapid Transit Scheduler
  • Schedule Analyst
  • Schedule Control Clerk
  • Schedule Maker
  • Schedule Writer
  • Schedule Writer, Transportation
  • Scheduler - Transit System
  • Senior Schedule Writer
  • Subway Scheduler
  • Train Scheduler
  • Transit Planner
  • Transit Scheduler
  • Transportation Clerk
  • Transportation Route Scheduler
  • Transportation Routes Scheduler
  • Transportation Schedule Clerk
  • Transportation Schedule Maker
  • Transportation Schedules Writer
  • Truck Scheduler
  • Bus Scheduler
  • Crew Scheduler - Transportation
  • Flight Crew Scheduler
  • Schedule Analyst
  • Schedule Writer, Transportation
  • Train Scheduler
  • Transit Scheduler
  • Truck Scheduler
  • Logistics Assistant