Rio Valley Biofuels

NEW MEXICO’S FIRST – Rio Valley Biofuels, LLC was the first commercial producer of biodiesel in the Southwest. We distribute biodiesel as well as diesel fuels and gasoline in Texas, New Mexico, and the surrounding states. Our feedstocks include a large variety of lipid oil sources including used cooking oil, crude cottonseed, tallow, sunflower, canola, soy, and a number of others.

We Are Environmentally Friendly:

  • We use all processes possible to eliminate environmental waste.
  • Our process for making biodiesel produces ZERO hazardous waste.
  • We recycle all our coproducts in efficient and profitable ways.

Get your career started with RVB!!! Rio Valley Biofuels is hiring Maintenance Mechanics in El Paso, TX!

The Mechanic will be responsible for maintaining production and quality by ensuring the operation of machinery (consisting of mechanical and electrical equipment).

We Are Environmentally Friendly:

  • We use all processes possible to eliminate environmental waste.
  • Our process for making biodiesel produces ZERO hazardous waste.
  • We recycle all our coproducts in efficient and profitable ways.

Schedule: 12-hour rotating shifts (Days/Nights Vary)

Days: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Nights: 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.


  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive and corrective maintenance requirements. Equipment and tools include motors, gearboxes, pneumatic systems, coupling and motor alignment, roller chain/sprockets alignment, conveyor systems, and production machines.
  • Capable of following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications. Troubleshoots malfunctions and complies with NEC standards on wiring and installations.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; and using precision measuring tools.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices, using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools. Strong welding skills are required.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, and alignment equipment.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
  • Optimizes maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting actions, communicating irregularities, and scheduling correction of abnormalities.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Report machinery defects or malfunctions to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Perform duties as assigned by management.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance, attend required training as scheduled and work overtime and scheduled hours as assigned.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Must hold a certificate, diploma, or at least two years of experience in a related field.
  • Completion of an industrial maintenance apprenticeship program is a plus.
  • Experience with Industrial Maintenance required; Corrective/breakdown experience (Preferred).
  • Understanding of CMMS Systems.
  • Thorough working knowledge of industrial equipment, the usage, and safety procedures.
  • Self-motivated, responsible, and Safety Orientation individual.
  • Ability to apply standard tools and techniques to solve problems.
  • Prior experience with the use of VOM, Oscilloscope, IR Temperature Probe, Multimeter, Megger, DC & AC Amperage Clamp Meter, and General Tools (Preferred).
  • Ability to manage time and responsibilities independently.
  • Must be proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints, Mechanical and electrical prints.
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English fluently.
  • Prior experience executing mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical maintenance.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate efficiently with external & internal customers.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot the various systems and processes while working the floor. These include but are not limited to: AC Drives, DC Drives, Servo Drives, PLC, HMI, Close Loop Control Systems, AC/DC/ and Servo Motors.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a dynamic, growing work environment.
  • Must have a flexible schedule, willing to work rotation shifts.

Job Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees are eligible.


“Our number one priority is SAFETY.”

  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Salary:$18.00 - $20.00 per hour
  • Shift:7:00 AM - 7:30 PM Schedule: 12-hour rotating shifts (Days/Nights Vary) Days: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Nights: 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.
  • Department:Maintenance
  • Benefits:401(k), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance
  • Location:El Paso, TX 79922

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