FREELANCE TECHNICAL TRANSLATOR
An experienced translator and interpreter providing services for over 27 years in the areas of accounting, tax consulting, petroleum and engineering, medicine and general subjects. Strong oral and written skills; goal and detail oriented; proactive, innovative, analytical and skilled to perform successfully on a very competitive market. History of outstanding performance ensuring completion of jobs on time, full compliance with high quality service standards and effective communication requirements as a liaison service provider. Proven ability to assist customers in reorganizing their own practice libraries.
MAIN AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Technical and medical translation; proofreading and editing, staff support; preparation and updating of glossaries; assistance in the organization and filing of dossiers and publications for consultation purposes; linguistic support; liaison services in briefings, reorganization of practice libraries and coordination of job assignments.
EXPERIENCE AT WORK
FREELANCER 1988- TO PRESENT
Assist customers in the participation of bids and tenders by translating technical specification sheets and technical documentation requested. Proven ability to coordinate the timely completion of translation and proofreading of technical manuals and reports, users’ manuals, medical reports and general documents, as per the customers’ requirements. Advise clients in the reorganization of practice libraries and planning of training course material. Provide assistance to private clients along their medical checkups, by translating all medical reports and documents issued by both Venezuelan and American care providers.
Main clients include: British Petroleum, Amoco Energy Company, Randy Smith Drilling Schools, Johnson Son de Venezuela, INTTRANET, Corpoven Refinery (El Palito), CVG (Corporación Venezolana de Guayana), Tecnoconsult, Vepica, UNESCO, Mc Donald’s Corporation, labor organizations such as CTV, ORIT, ICFTU (as a subcontractor of another translation agency (ENLACE, COMUNICA, CALL P&A)and a translation agency based in Miami, Florida and private clients.
INSTITUTO EDUCACIONAL HENRY CLAY 2003- 2015
Coordinated and supervised all academic activities planned by teachers, as per the school’s requirements and priorities. Reviewed teaching material and documents. Monitored and assisted students during the application process to colleges and to obtain scholarships from college representatives visiting the school to promote career opportunities in Europe, North America and Australia.
UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA. SCHOOL OF TRANSLATION 2002-2003
Taught technical French translation at the last semester of career. Researched and prepared technical documents to be translated by students. Assisted students in the search for accurate translation alternatives and evaluated their performance in applying translation techniques.
KPMG AUDITING CONSULTANTS 1988-1995
Provided assistance in the reorganization of the firm’s onsite translation department. Proven outstanding performance in completing translation assignments on time for bids and tender processes. History of cutting translation labor hours, by providing accurate translations of accounting reports and statements requested by the firm’s customers. Contributed to reorganize the firm’s accounting and tax practice library in translating GAAP publications and financial