Movin to the US to work. Skilled mechanic lookin for company to sponsor work visa?
Hey everybody. Im a 25 year old guy lookin to move to the United States more specifically the south. Does anybody know of a company that runs equipment that has mechanics that is willing to sponsor a guy for the work visa? A bit of my history: Im dual ticketed so im journeyman automotive and heavy duty. Ive been pullin wrenchs for about 9 years already and got my red seals which in canada recognizes that you know your stuff and are able to work in any province in canada. Ive also got all my Commercial Vehicle Inspection licensing. Ive worked on everything from engine powered welders (mainly diesel powered) to every kind of car, some more then others, every kind of truck from 1/2 tons upward, ive touched on most offroad equipment but more so dozers, graders, and scrapers. But ive done skidders, pavers, reclaimers, wheel loaders, track loaders, etc... Im workin right now in on-road where most my experience has been kenworths with both cummins and cat engines but ive worked on macks and a couple others as well as trailers of all sizes. So if anybody knows of a companyor can suggest some that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!
Asked By: Big - 2/14/2012
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There are basically NINE ways that you can get a visa to live and work in the US... More
Answered By: Uncle - 2/14/2012
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I am not familiar with the skilled mechanic industry but I saw your post and felt I could help you out. I posted a link that is full of skilled mechanic jobs that you can search through and apply for the jobs that best fit your skills and needs. There are always jobs available for skilled workers and once you get a... More
Answered By: nick - 2/14/2012
There is no way that you can get a work visa for the US as an employer has to prove that there are no US citizens or residents available that can do the job. This is not true for you in your field in general, but especially now with the high unemployment in the US.
Answered By: MadMan - 2/14/2012
Not really going to happen. We don't need any more mechanics in the US. An employer isn't going to spend thousands of dollars to sponsor a foreign worker when there are sufficient numbers of citizens who can do the same job... More
Answered By: Jan - 2/14/2012
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