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Build Prep

Lenco Armored Vehicles

Job Summary:

The Build Preparation Employee is responsible for the blueprint reading and proper assembly of parts used during the Building Phase.


  • Basic welding skills and knowledge
  • Reading blueprints and drawings for design layouts.
  • Accurate tape measure readings
  • Identifying specific locations of part placement and welds.
  • Load table by lifting steel into position using a crane and various other lifting devices
  • Part prepping grinding and sanding for quality welding.
  • Reading and understanding of weld symbols.
  • Making sure all welding is in quality form.
  • Inspect your own completed work for accuracy compared to the blueprints.
  • Carry out work orders within a realistic timeline ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Identify abnormalities and repairs required as result of internal actions and advise the supervisor accordingly
  • Monitor instruments such as pressure gauges, indicators, or meters to ensure optimum processing conditions
  • Maintain continuity by communicating and documenting actions, irregularities, and ongoing need
  • Maintain all documentation including timesheets.
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements following the manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshoot malfunctions and inform supervisor of problems and malfunctions that occur.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Identify areas of process improvement, cost, and waste reduction
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Undertake relevant training and development as required
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships, and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population


  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Adhere to and carry out existing work practices, procedures, and policies
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate
  • Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Parts and Engineering Department Managers, Operations Manager, and Stockroom


  • Manufacturing experience
  • Forklift experience
  • Part prepping experience
  • Mig welding experience
  • Overhead crane experience


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent


  • Forklift operation certification
  • Valid driver’s license


  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Alertness a must
  • Take and understand measurements
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to maintain focus
  • Meet deadlines
  • Trouble shooting skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Basic math skills required (add, subtract, divide and multiply)
  • Read and interpret nest prints
  • Ability to write legibly
  • Follow safety and materials policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literate


  • Mig welder
  • Sheet Thickness Gauge
  • Forklift
  • Various hand tool
  • Computer
  • Pneumatic tools
  • Vacuum Lift
  • Crane with various attachments
  • Measuring devices
  • Pallet jack


  • Must be able to pass physical exam
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs.
  • Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects
  • Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle
  • Ability to frequently lift without restriction
  • Extended periods of standing, bending, squatting, and kneeling
  • Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
  • Good hearing


  • Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs. Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Working safely is a precondition of employment.


  • Heated and well-ventilated factory with bright lighting and epoxied floors.
  • Work T-shirts provided every 6 months.
  • Team Environment with periodic company luncheons and celebratory functions.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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