Peter Cranston - Cranston Engineering
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Peter Cranston


Qualifications and Experience

Fellow of the IMechE and Registered Project Management Professional, PMP, originally passing certification exam in 1998 with a refresher pass in 2018.

CEng. FIMechE. Member 30 years.

Toastmasters International DTM. Communication and Leadership highest award which has influenced the “Soft” Project skills modules.

Worked as both Project Engineer and Manager for over 30 years for major contractors.

Responsible for a range of topsides, subsea and drilling upgrades projects with reporting team size up to 100 and project value up to £80M.

Innovation CV

Concept and development of a seabed levelling technique using a modified backfill plough.

Joint patentee for “Smartshim™” conductor stabilisation system.

Application of KANBAN “Lean” techniques for knowledge based scope for a Tier 1 contractor across an FPSO contract.

Development, prototyping and certification of a bespoke milling machine for zone 1 operations.

Background to the Toolkit

The coaching methodology has been developed over a period of 20+ years in response to the requirement to develop new/less experienced engineers in a time and budget constrained environment.

Personal interests and volunteering

Enjoys, skiing, mountain biking and classic/vintage motorcycle restoration as a counter-balance to work.

Active in volunteering roles with Toastmasters International and the Project Management Institute.

Our Mission

Our mission at Cranston Engineering is to provide you with the tools to become more effective in your role as Project Engineer. The aim is to help you work smarter (not harder)!

Find out more about the Project Engineers Toolkit.