TN Visa Approval Obtained: Scientific Technician – Electronics Engineer
Company sought Applicant to provide technical sales, engineering, designing, and technical support with respect to the company’s systems-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions.
Theoretical Knowledge & the Ability to Solve Practical Problems:
Applicant possessed a diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology and was a Member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists. He also possessed over ten years of experience in the technical sales, engineering, design, and development of electronic systems and SoC solutions. Based on these credentials, the Applicant satisfied the theoretical knowledge and ability requirements for the Sci/Tech TN visa category. See 8 C.F.R. § 214.6 (c).
Working in Direct Support of a Professional in One of the Five Disciplines.
The Applicant would work in support of the company’s Vice President of Engineering, who held a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and the company’s Director of Corporate Applications Engineering, who possessed a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. This working relationship satisfied the requirement that a Sci/Tech work in direct support of professionals in one of the following five disciplines provided in the regulations: “agricultural sciences, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, forestry, geology, geophysics, meteorology or physics.” 8 C.F.R. § 214.6 (c).