- Madrid, ES
- £7 /hr
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Freelance Translator CV:
My name is Manuel Chao Cebreiro.
I'm electrical engineer (automation), graduated from Superior Technological Institute "Jose Antonio EcheverrÃa",more...Freelance Translator CV:
My name is Manuel Chao Cebreiro.
I'm electrical engineer (automation), graduated from Superior Technological Institute "Jose Antonio EcheverrÃa", in Havana, and graduated in English Language (BA). My mother tongue is Spanish.
Since 1980 I started to work as freelance translator for Cuban institutions besides my main job as engineer. In 1997, with the arrival of Internet to Cuba, I started to collaborate with overseas employers doing this job. I have worked for people from Russia, Spain, China, Netherlands and United States. With foreign employers I have participated in more than 50 projects (translation or proofing), amounting more than 600,000 words.
My fields of specialization are:
- electronics (components, devices, circuitry, microelectronics)
- power electronics (VFD. etc.)
- automation (PLC, systems, final control devices, etc)
- telecommunications (devices and systems)
- semiconductor devices
- process engineering
- computing (hardware and software)
- software manuals
- employer manuals
- industrial instrumentation
- automotive (user manuals, repairing manuals, cars, lifting trucks, etc.)
- mechanical equipment (pumps, tool machines, welding technology)
- office equipment (copiers, printers, scanners, etc.)
- refrigeration (industrial and home)
- e-marketing (including web sites)
- general daily topics
Among the final clients are: Siemens, Toyo, ZTE CORPORATION, Fedmet Resources, MFC, Bar-B-Cute, Designscapes, Saxxi and others.
Some of the translation projects are:
- XXX Banking Documents
- Power Switchgear Manuals for Siemens
- Real… Commercial Webpage
- Ride Employment Applications (Amusement Park)
- Employee Manual for Amusement Parks Enterprise
- Medical Billing and Lad Outsourcing Enterprise Related Documents (Medicare)
- Employee’s Manual for Landscapes Design Enterprise
- Letters and Documents related with Medical Services (Medicare)
- Documents related with Food Sanitizing Technologies (Food Technologies)
- Electronic Meters Manuals (Flowmeters)
- Sterilizing Technologies Manuals (Food Technologies)
- Ceramic Manufacturing Process Equipment Manuals
- Food Processing Enterprises Manuals and Contracts (Food Technologies)
- Platform Software Migration Web Site (Updating Software)
- Account Software Manuals (Several types of Software)
- DVD and MP3 Manuals (Several Models)
- TV Sets Manuals (Several Models)
- Home Appliances Manuals (Several Types)
- IT Hardware Manuals
- Printer Manuals
- Wireless Adapter Manuals
- Measurement and Standards Manuals
- Pump Manuals
- Power Frequency Variation Drivers Manuals
- Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Manuals
- Lodging Employee Manual
- Industrial Furnaces Manuals
- Automation Process Descriptive Documents and Device Manuals
- ATM Manuals
- Chemical Products Datasheets
- PCB CAD Tools Manuals
- Digital Simulators Manuals
- Automotive Literature
- Image Processing Equipment Documents
- Web Pages about several topics
- Sports related Documents
- General subjects documents
I have done all theses jobs working as part of a team, sharing glossaries, translation memories, etc. using both Trados and Wordfast.
As Engineer, I have worked on the following jobs and projects:
- Repairing and Maintenance of Tool Machines, Industrial Welding Equipment, Industrial Furnaces for Metal Treatment, Ceramic Production Machines, Pumps, Refrigeration Equipment, etc.
- Design, Mounting and Start Up of Power System for Industrial Process (CMC, Transformer Banks, Control Devices)
- Development of Energy Saving and Use of Non Conventional Energy Sources Systems
- Design, Repairing and Maintenance of Industrial Equipment and Control Devices for Rice Processing Industry
- Development (hardware and software) of microprocessor based PCB for different types of control equipments for irrigation processes, VFD’s, Industrial High Frequency Furnaces, etc.
- Repairing of PCB for Payphones and other Telecommunications Equipment
- Installation and Tuning of Sever and Client Database Systems
Currently my CAD tools are TRADOS 7 Freelance + MULTITERM and Wordfast.
My PC is PIII, 800 MHz, 60 GB HDD, 256 MB RAM, Windows XP Professional as operative system. Software: Office 2003 (Word, Access, Excel, Publisher, Power Point). Besides, I can process documents in WordPerfect and Acrobat.
My average productivity is higher than 2000 word/day, depending, of course, on the complexity and format of the document to be translated.
I have translated books, manuals, brochures, articles and web pages.
Besides the above, as engineer I have used widely technical literature in English; when I make a translation, I know what the potential user needs.
Area Covered: All the World
Education Summary: Electrical Engineer