Sample Content: What a Project Engineer actually does
Covers the many and varied activities and responsibilities of a Project Engineer
Peter Cranston CEng, MIMechE, PMP, DTM has been a Project Engineer for over 30 years. After graduating from Edinburgh University with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering in 1981 His first real Project Engineering role was for a company building submarines for the tourist market which he describes as a “Boys own adventure in the Caribbean”.
He has worked for main engineering contractors/operators in a Projects role for the majority of his career on a variety of topsides, drilling facilities and subsea projects ranging from multiple modifications programs through to offshore modules and subsea tiebacks.
As a member of Toastmasters International for 13+ years he gained the highest award of DTM and as area governor managed 5 toastmasters clubs in Scotland. A portion of the communication and leadership skills developed at Toastmasters has influenced the important soft skills section of this course.
The “Toolkit” has evolved over 20 years as a result of the requirement to coach and develop less experienced personnel in a time and cost constrained project environment. Peter enjoys the coaching and training aspects of his work, especially seeing “Toolkit" students developing increased skills and confidence.
Peter is supported in both course development and coaching by:
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