Laboratory Technician

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 a Laboratory Technician in El Paso, TX!

The Lab Technician collects samples, accurately records data, and analyzes trends to assess the quality of the product by maintaining a clean lab. 

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.

  • Perform multiple lab tests to support in-process and production quality control. 
  • Collect samples according to pull schedule and perform routine laboratory tests or analysis to assess quality. 
  • Accurately document all test results and analyze data for trends. 
  • Tests and analyzes in support of biodiesel process and production. 
  • Provides operational support as required, with respect to testing and analysis. 
  • Conducts all daily testing and qualification of test and production material. 
  • Maintains records of all necessary testing process documents applicable to ensuring production products meet specifications and quality standards. 
  • Effectively communicate test results with production personnel in a live continuous flow production environment. 
  • Monitor product quality to ensure compliance with standards and specifications. 
  • Maintain a clean and organized lab. 
  • Maintain all lab equipment in proper working order and troubleshoot as necessary. 
  • Wear all PPE required for the job and comply with all company policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance and attend required training as scheduled.
  • Work cooperatively with others. 
  • Work overtime and scheduled hours as assigned. 
  • Work in cold/hot/dusty/loud environment. 
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree or higher (Preferred). 
  • Able to make routine decisions within a predetermined span of authority and follow the established chain of command. 
  • Able to exercise independent judgment prior to consultation with the supervisor. 
  • Must have a hands-on approach, positive ‘can do' attitude. and strong work ethic.

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:$13.00 - $14.00 per hour
  • Shift:Varies depending on department needs
  • Department:Safety
  • 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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