With the increasing interest of foreign engineers and architects in work in Brazil, the Brazilian authorities decided to do a hoist of the quantity of professionals of this area available in the country. The objective is not to permit that Brazilian qualified workers lose opportunities in national territory and, at the same time, avoid that important projects for Brazil’s infraestructure delay for lack of these people.
According to the president of the Brazilian council for engineers and architets (Confea), Marcos Túlio de Melo, the census is essential for that a lack of qualified workers do not commit the growth of the country in the medium and in the long terms. “That it would be the first of a series of necessary measures for avoid problems in the labor market and in the investments in infraestructure, for the Olympic Games, the World Cup and the exploitation of the new oil reserves in the sea”, remarks.
If really it will have any need of foreign workers entrance, that they act lawfully in the country and are recorded in the professional council, but the Europe and the United States must have to open the labor market for us when they recuperate of the economic crisis”.
According with the Confea, the requests number of professional graduates in the outside tripled in 2010, of 115 annual trials for around 400. The row of wait included engineers and architects of the following countries: United States, Spain, Italy, Portugal, England, Chile and Argentina.