Hargrove, Inc.

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Lanham, MD

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Specifically, the duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Create overall drawings of designed special events, tradeshow booths and exhibits
  • Create construction plans for a wood & metal shop
  • Create setup drawings for onsite crew
  • Work with Production Managers and Shop Leads to collectively come up with creative solutions
  • When applicable, liaise with structural engineers and /or architects to address any potential structural or life safety issue
  • Assist with requests to draw or alter floorplans when the department workload warrants
  • As needed, attend client meetings with sales or account management as a member of the project team
  • Maintain and add to department library of dwg blocks- the department resource of pre-drawn pieces
  • Maintain project files in orderly fashion according to Hargrove standard practices
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, drawing in 3D
  • Bachelor’s Degree in environment design, technical theatre, industrial design, or related field required
  • Alternately acceptable is successful completion of a formal Computer Aided Drafting degree/certification/program and 3-5 years of exhibit/tradeshow/theatre fabrication experience
  • Experience with 3dsMax, Vectorworks, Illustrator a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work and interact with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and skillsets, including discussing fabrication principles and methods, and the capabilities of AutoCAD
  • Organization skills and problem solving skills


Work Environment

This job also operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, and large format printers.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This job requires the employee to lift at least 15 lbs. infrequently. 


Travel may be required but would be infrequent.