Assistant Programmer

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 Programmer in El Paso, Texas! 

The Programmer is responsible for maintaining and updating the control systems for the Rio Valley Biofuels facility. The Programmer installs and troubleshoots the electronic programs within the facility.

  • Maintain the plant’s SCADA and PLC control system.
  • Maintain and update the graphic interfaces.
  • Perform PLC program as needed for all controls related to the production of biodiesel.
  • Maintain plant instrumentation including data collection and electronics.
  • Perform troubleshooting within the network.
  • Work with the lead programmer and plant manager on the plant-wide PLC project to rehab the current process control.
  • Maintain emergence spares HOTS cabinet of critical electronic parts.
  • Support the laboratory with the maintenance of testing equipment.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Experience and competency with AUTOCAD, SCADA, RS Logic.
  • Knowledge of programming fundamentals (hex, bits, packets, ports, logic, and scripting).
  • Understanding of networks and networking (protocols, security, switch configuration, and bandwidth.
  • Strong Analytical skills required.
  • Ability to write clean code, debug code for existing programs, and share code.
  • A degree in Mechanical, Engineering or Electrical will be required.

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:$25.00 - $30.00 hr
  • Shift:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Department:Operations
  • 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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