Reginald Smith

ADDA Certified Mechanical Drafter (CD), SPED Certified Professional Piping Designer Level III (PPD III)

Work Experience

NES Global Talent
Piping Designer
June, 2018 - December, 2018
  • At the Limetree Bay Terminals plant in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, took existing plant piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) to validate the actual plant facilities. Highlighted any discrepancies on the P&IDs to account for actual field conditions. Reviewed all highlighted notes on the P&IDs and edited to ensure that all comments were legible/accurate and could be fully understood by third parties.

, Field Drafter
March, 2018 - April, 2018
  • /2018 04/2018
    Assisted a team of inspectors, technicians, and data entry team members in field drafting isometric drawings for a set of units within the Lyondell Basell Houston Refinery.

CDI Engineering
, Piping Designer
April, 2014 - February, 2015
  • Created piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) from engineers sketches. Incorporated redlines into P&IDs, instrumentation and electrical (I&E), and isometric (ISO) drawings. Worked with operations and technical personnel at Lyondell Basell Manufacturing Complex in LaPorte, TX

Compliance Assurance Associates, Inc.
, Piping Draftsman
March, 2010 - November, 2013
  • Performed P&ID field walkdowns at several Enterprise Products plant facilities in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Louisiana. Incorporated redlines into P&IDs and PFDs. Created P&IDs and PFDs. Incorporated redlines into I&E drawings. Located pipe runs in an existing morass of equipment, on projects to satisfy the companys commitment to the client with regard to schedule, cost and qualitly. Worked with operations and technical personnel.

Yoh Engineering
, Piping Drafter
March, 2008 - June, 2008
  • Drafted plans for installation of plumbing and piping equipment for a chemical processing plant. Created piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) from newly created process flow diagrams (PFDs) for an engineering company. (Contract work)

, Field Engineer
July, 2005 - March, 2008
  • Peformed line and grade, control points, quality review and control on projects to satisfy companys commitment to the client with regard to schedule, cost and qualitly. Additionallly, monitored and assisted in controlling line and grade, plumb and square of all aspects of each project.

Buentello Inc.
, Survey Tech/CAD Operator
January, 2002 - March, 2005
  • Surveyed commercial and residential land, which resulted in CADD drawings.

Technical Scanning Systems
, Piping Drafter/Inspector
January, 1996 - February, 2002
  • Inspected and worked with AutoCAD software for an NDE Specialist contracting company at a chemical processing plant; Worked in field measurements, located pipe runs, positioned pumps in an existing morass of equipment, and investigated sewers with a flashlight to determine the direction of flow. Developed isometric drawings. Worked with operations and technical personnel

U. S. Navy
, Cryptologic Technician
April, 1983 - February, 1995
  • Engaged heavily in computer collection, processing, and dissemination of non-morse communication signals for one of the Navy's most technically advanced systems; Received the JOINT SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL award.


ITT Technical Institute, Associate of Applied Science Degree, Computer Drafting and Design
2001 - 2003
  • GPA: 3.50, Major GPA: 4.00. Associate of Applied Science Degree. Honor student.
    American Design Drafting Association (ADDA)


  • Process Plant and Piping Design (onshore and offshore)



Native or bilingual proficiency