James J. Shields, PE

James J. Shields, PE

1036 Cornell Ave.
Drexel Hill , PA 19026
Office: 610-446-2215

Engineering & Consulting Services based on over 45 years experience in the design, startup, and trouble-shooting of: piping systems, fluid machinery and auxiliary equipment (pumps, compressors, storage tanks, heat exchangers, filters, separators, valves) instrumentation, & controls in utility and industrial power plants.

Expert Witness Investigations/Reports/Testimony on: Gaseous & Liquid fuels; Fuel Delivery Trucks; Natural Gas & Propane Systems & Storage Tanks ; Residential/Commercial Oil & Gas-fired: Boilers, Furnaces, Heaters; Air Conditioning Plants; Electric Generators; Concrete Pumping Apparatus & Hoses; Domestic & Commercial Appliances; Water Softeners.

Failure Analysis of: Natural Gas/Propane Explosions; Boilers; Furnaces; Hot Water Heaters; Pumps; Piping/Hoses/Plumbing; Automatic Control Devices; Log Splitters; Appliances (Gas Ranges, Washers, Dryers, Water Chillers).

Areas of Expertise
  • Above Ground Storage Tank (AST)
  • Boilers
  • Concrete/Cement
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Explosions
  • Fire
  • Fuels
  • Furnaces
  • Gas Turbine Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pipelines
  • Plumbing & HVAC
  • Professional Engineering
  • Storage
  • Thermal Engineering
  • TurboMachinery


Available Upon Request