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 Entry-Level And Experience Technicians Position Open – Solar Cells Fabrication

Next Energy Technologies Inc. (NEXT) is looking for technicians to join our R&D team. We are seeking a highly motivated applicants who prides themselves on outstanding work. A successful applicant can expect exceptional opportunities and an exciting work environment where creativity, empathy, excellence, and optimism are core values.  This is an excellent opportunity with on the job training to work with talented and passionate teams, and enter an exciting career in renewable energy.

Next is a startup commercializing game-changing windows that generate energy for commercial buildings using transparent solar cells. There is immense potential for impact as buildings consume 40% of the world's energy and the global building stock is projected to double by 2060. Substantial progress has been made making large buildings more energy efficient, but the missing link to meeting the goals remains the lack of options for onsite clean energy generation. NEXT has developed breakthrough low cost transparent solar cells windows to power large buildings and transform the built environment. NEXT’s building integrated photovoltaic windows absorb light in the infrared and UV spectrum while allowing significant visible light transmission with colors that are desirable to the window market. NEXT is driven by innovation and developing technology to improve our planet in a forward thinking fast-paced atmosphere.

Employment Type:



Basic Job Functions:

Full Time (hourly)

$24-$26/Hr with a maximum of 20% overtime. Full benefits including health, dental, vision, time paid off for vacation and sick days.

Santa Barbara, California

The primary job tasks are based on the fabrication, characterization, and testing of solar cells and materials in an R&D environment. The technician will support the R&D team’s development effort of our groundbreaking solar cell windows to meet performance, reliability and scalability goals. This role requires high levels of attention to detail and communication skills.


The position offers on the job training with no experience necessary, and ample learning and growth opportunities.


  • Work in a team with other R&D engineers and scientists.

  • Provide support to R&D engineers and scientists.

  • Fabrication and characterization of solar cell devices.

  • Capturing, handling, and transferring data.

  • Working with inert glove boxes.

  • Operating and maintaining equipment.

  • Working in a cleanroom environment and abiding by cleanroom protocols.

  • Follow safety protocols/standards.

    • Maintain accurate, detailed, and organized laboratory notebook/records.

    • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent or A.A/A.S or B.A./B.S. degree.

  • Must have work authorization.

  • Positive attitude, integrity, reliability, aptitude and eagerness to learn, and ability to change direction quickly.

  • Experience working in a lab environment is preferred but not required.

  • Must be able to multitask, work well and safely without close supervision.

  • Ability to work with very small components.

  • Ability to use hand tools for fabrication and laboratory maintenance.

  • Ability to follow written instructions.

  • Experience with basic software application skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must interface successfully with engineers and personnel of other disciplines.

To apply for this position e-mail a resume of your background and qualifications to:


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: Next Energy Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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