Facilities Support Technician

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Ambient Photonics

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Scotts Valley, CA, United States

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10 days ago

At Ambient Photonics, Inc., our team has developed breakthrough photovoltaic cells that harvest energy from indoor lighting and deliver more than 3x the power versus solar cells typically used in consumer devices. These small, low-cost, and good-looking cells can make disposable batteries obsolete in a lot of existing electronics and enable new products that haven’t been possible until now.

Do you like working with a company that is committed to a powerful mission? Can you envision how a new product can change the way the world powers everyday electronics, and does it excite you to become part of the team providing it? Do you have significant marketing experience in electronics and / or hardware? If so, we think you would be a great fit to our team.

Ambient Photonics was founded in early 2019 and started its rapid growth stage in 2022. Now you can develop your career by working with the best and brightest, but also partnering with some of the most innovative electronics manufacturers in the world.

We believe that the best way to deliver exceptional products to our customer partners is to build an environment where our employees feel appreciated and valued. Come develop excellence in sustainable solutions and be a part of new ways of thinking, new technology, and a new future!

Position overview & purpose

We are seeking a diligent Facilities Support Technician to join our team, providing essential support to our Facilities Engineer in the startup of our Scott's Valley, CA manufacturing facility. The ideal candidate is a hands-on individual with a keen eye for detail, who thrives in a dynamic environment.

Essential duties & responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Facilities Engineer during the facility startup, including assisting with equipment installation, utility hookups, and troubleshooting.
  • Participate in daily maintenance projects, aiding in the efficient operation of the facility.
  • Comply with safety policies and regulations, fostering a culture of safety within the facility.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives, helping to optimize facility operations.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Facilities Engineer.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

  • Basic understanding of engineering and facilities management principles.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Basic qualifications & competencies

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; trade or vocational school is a plus.
  • Prior experience in a technical support role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Physical demands and working environment

  • Physical stamina and the ability to lift 50 lbs.


The qualification requirements, physical demands, and work environment characteristics described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job successfully.

This job description in no way states or implies that the essential duties described are the only responsibilities involved in the position. The employee is required to follow any other instruction and to perform any other duties by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

This job description in no way states or implies a contract of employment. Ambient Photonics reserves the right to modify this job description at their discretion at any time and will notify the employee of the change.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

We are an equal opportunity employer. At Ambient Photonics, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to promote inclusiveness in everything we do. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Ambient Photonics is also committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and see. We will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.