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Welder / Fabricator

Lenco Armored Vehicles

Job Summary:

The Welder/Fabricator is responsible for performing a variety of welding involving fabrication, alteration, and repairs of metal parts.


  • Weld and fabricate metal components per drawing/prints and work orders
  • Layout fits and welds components for assembly based on pre-designed specifications
  • Grind off excess weld, slag or splatter, using hand scraper, power chipper or portable grinder, and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion
  • Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions
  • Responsible for sound welds and accuracy of assembly
  • Observe and identify any fault in equipment, material and assembly process, then notifying supervisors
  • Control the processes of fitting burning and welding to avoid problems in relation to overheating and/or distortion of the parts
  • Clamping, holding, tack welding, heat bending, bolting, or grinding parts as necessary to satisfy the technical requirements
  • Requisition parts and equipment as necessary
  • Liaise with supervisor on problems to achieve efficient repair
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Complete all documentation including inspection sheets, certificates, and receipts applying signatures as appropriate
  • Identify abnormalities and repairs required as result of internal actions and advise the supervisor accordingly
  • Identify areas of process improvement, cost and waste reduction
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Undertake relevant training and development as required
  • Carry out work orders within a realistic time line ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships, and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population
  • Record all hours worked accurately
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience with welding equipment
  • Experience with MIG and TIG welding
  • Mechanical aptitude


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience


  • AWS Certified
  • Crane Certified
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • 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
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Take and understand measurements
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to maintain focus
  • Work efficiently under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Math skills required (add, subtract, divide, multiply and knowledge of angles)
  • Reading abilities required (including blueprint details)
  • Ability to write legibly
  • Follow safety and materials policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with the Stock room as well as numerous levels of internal staff within a variety of departments
  • Ability to occasionally interact with customer(s)


  • Welding Helmet
  • Hand held plasma tool
  • Band & chop saws
  • Drill & punch press
  • Pipe bender
  • See list of required tools


  • 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
  • Extended periods of sitting, 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 shirts provided
  • 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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