James D. Schwarzmeier Jr., P.E.


James D. Schwarzmeier Jr., P.E.
Senior Forensic Engineer
800-482-5611 Ext: 1119
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Pennsylvania

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Jim Schwarzmeier joined Donan in 2011 as a forensic engineer based out of the firm’s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office. He has 17 years of engineering experience, and has completed over 1000 forensic investigations. Mr. Schwarzmeier has experience in the following areas: structural analysis, and structural design for construction and renovation of residential and commercial buildings. His area of expertise is structural investigations, and his project capabilities include structural failures, water intrusion, mold origin and cause, impact damage assessments, fire damage to structures, and brick veneer attachment to buildings, among others.

Mr. Schwarzmeier is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Structural Investigations

PROJECT EXAMPLES

Structural Failures
Water Intrusion
Mold Origin and Cause
Impact Damage Assessments
Fire-Damaged Structures
Facade Attachment to Structures

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Professional Engineer, Connecticut
Professional Engineer, Delaware
Professional Engineer, Florida
Professional Engineer, Maine
Professional Engineer, Maryland
Professional Engineer, Massachusetts
Professional Engineer, New Hampshire
Professional Engineer, New Jersey
Professional Engineer, New York
Professional Engineer, North Carolina
Professional Engineer, Ohio
Professional Engineer, Pennsylvania
Professional Engineer, Rhode Island
Professional Engineer, South Carolina
Professional Engineer, Vermont
Professional Engineer, Virginia
Professional Engineer, Washington, D.C.
Professional Engineer, West Virginia

AFFILIATIONS

Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers
National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveying, #48304
State of California Office Of Emergency Services
State of California Safety Assessment Program, 74910

EDUCATION

1999 Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
(Structural Emphasis)

Relevant Experience

2011-Present DONAN
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Forensic Engineer

2006-2011 Whitney, Bailey, Cox & Magnani
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Structural Engineer

2005 Schoor DePalma / CMX
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Structural Engineer

2001-2005 CUH2A Architects, Engineers, and
Planners (now HDR)
Princeton, New Jersey
Structural Engineer

2001 Shaw Group – Stone & Webster
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Structural Engineer

1999-2001 CUH2A Architects, Engineers, and
Planners (now HDR)
Princeton, New Jersey
Structural Engineer
Engineering Cooperative Education



James D. Schwarzmeier Jr., P.E.
Senior Forensic Engineer
800-482-5611 Ext: 1119
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Pennsylvania

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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