Jim E. Meyer, P.E., has over 45 years of experience in refining petrochemical, chemical, power generation, and industrial facilities. He is a principal engineer at CDM Smith, a full-service engineering and architectural firm, located in Wadsworth Ohio. Jim is experienced in overall project coordination/management, pressure equipment, piping design, analysis, specifications, support design, mechanical system requirements, and documentation requirements. His technical competence includes ASME piping and pressure vessel codes, stress analysis, field troubleshooting piping system support, vibration, and expansion problems.
Jim is a member of ASME and has been involved in the ASME B31.1 and ASME B31.3 Section committees for over 40 years. He currently serves on ASME B31.3 Process Piping Section Committee, ASME B31 Mechanical Design Technical Committee, the ASME Board on Pressure Technology Codes and Standards, and TES – 1 Safety Standard for Thermal Energy Storage Systems, Molten Salt. Jim has also served as Chair of the ASME B31.3 Process Piping Section Committee and Chair of ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code Section Committee, Chair of the ASME B31 Standards Committee, and Chair of the B31 Mechanical Design Technical Committee.
Most recently, Jim co-authored chapters in the “ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Companion Guide,” 5th Edition, covering the ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code and the B31.3 Process Piping Code. Past projects and work experience have involved major oil refineries, petrochemical plants, fossil, nuclear, solar, and alternative energy generation, as well as cryogenic and vacuum test facilities.