About Skyline Crane Rental

Bob Cullen and David Thiel have nearly 50 combined years of crane operating experience in the Los Angeles and surrounding areas. Skyline Crane Rental specializes in motion picture and production, special effects, construction, steel erection, rebar cage placement, HVAC, landscaping, solar, theme park attractions, and aerospace.

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Bob Cullen was born and raised in Southern California, graduated from Chatsworth High School, and studied transportation at Cal-State Northridge. Following that, Bob spent 8 years as west coast sales manager at BMX Products / Mongoose Bicycles. Bob began working in crane rental in 1984 and was instrumental in company growth. Bob has over 30 years of experience with crane rental operations, management, and field engineering.

David Thiel is a fourth-generation crane operator. He was introduced to the business at a very young age. David has spent time at both large and small crane companies, as well as brand new crane companies where immediate growth and customer needs was a primary focus. David holds a NCCCO in all categories. In his 17 years of crane operation and job site management experience, David has taken the time to learn how to expand and adapt to evolving industry standards and ever changing jobsite needs.

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Bob Cullen

Cheif Executive Officer


(818) 400-2783

David Thiel

Chief Operating Officer


(818) 922-5813


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