Blue Collar Recruiter (Fixed Term Contract) - Laing O'Rourke - Perth, WA

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Western Australia
Job Type:Contract/Temp

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. Laing O’Rourke is proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Citation - Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Blue-Collar Recruiter to join our Perth based Human Capital team supporting a major project in the Pilbara region. This is a 4-month fixed term contract with a privately-owned tier 1 constructor and international engineering enterprise.

Key responsibilities

  • Source, interview and select suitable quality candidates based on the scope provided.
  • Take job briefs and post advertisements where required.
  • Manage the flow of communication between potential recruits and key project stakeholders.
  • Facilitate pre-employment checks in accordance with Laing O’Rourke and client requirements.
  • Work closely with the Mobilisation team ensuring all requirements have been met allowing for a seamless commencement on site.

About you

This is a fast paced role for an experienced Blue Collar Recruitment professional with proven experience processing high volume blue collar construction recruitment and mobilisation processes. Candidate who have had exposure to Rail Projects are strongly preferred. Excellent communication and organisation skills are essential.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

As a proud RAP organisation, Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Download our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan at

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.