Saturday, 9 May 2009

Freelance translator from German to English

HTML MessageDear Sir / Madam,

I would like to introduce myself as a freelance translator from German to English. I have 25 years of experience as a translator and many years of experience as engineering designer, site engineer, etc. in various countries.

My subjects are technical, mechanical, electrical and electronic as well as general business and patent translations.

From my CV and my web site: you can see the wide range of my activities both as a translator and in the engineering field. I would be happy to hear from you in connection with this application and for further cooperation.

Yours faithfully
Gunther Roth
Gunther Roth
Quellenstrasse 18
8134 Adliswil
Tel: +41 (0)43 300 3271
Fax: +41 (0)43 300 3272
Mobile: +41 (0)78 737 7410
Skype: guntherroth

CV of Gunther Roth
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Name: Gunther Max Roth
Address: Quellenstrasse 18, CH-8134 Adliswil, Switzerland.
Telephone: +41 (0)43 300 3271 (home + office)
Mobile: +41 (0)78 737 7410
VOIP: Skype: guntherroth
Fax: +41 (0)43 300 3272
Web Page:
Freelance Translator German ─> English with more than 25 years experience
Translation of texts, technical drawings and graphics, manuals, brochures and
web sites
Correction of translated texts
Engineering Designer and Project Administrator with more than
30 years experience in Europe, America and Africa
 Freelance translator (more than 25 years).
 Translator for patent attorney
 Project leader: Installation of district heating pipelines.
 Project administration: Large packing machine company in Switzerland.
 Hands-on experience: In the building industry, testing of a nuclear power
 Resident in USA: Design of a nuclear power plant.
 Group leader: Design and layout of oil refinery in China
 Piping designer and chief of drawing office: Three tank farms in Nigeria
 Chief Draughtsman: Design of pressure vessels
 Engineering Designer: Many years experience in South Africa, England,
USA, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland, specialising in
plant layouts, refrigeration, piping, pressure vessels, thermal and nuclear
power plants, oil refineries, chemical plants, mining and industrial work.
CV of Gunther Roth
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Types of texts translated:
Word texts, Excel tables, Power point slides, PDF files (converted), CAD
drawings, FrameMaker and PageMaker files, Graphics.
Subjects for translations:
Agricultural equipment, automobile, banks, construction and building
technology, general business and corporate correspondence, computer
technology (including help files and dialogue), CVs, ecology, electricity,
electrical technology, electronics, energy, forestry equipment, information
technology, logistics, machine tools, military and weapons, mining, nuclear
energy, patents, pedagogy, piping (domestic, industrial, nuclear, power plant
and refinery), property management, transport, etc.
Recent large projects:
 Textbooks on the renewal and repair of sewers, on piping tunnels, on
trenchless pipe construction including the translations for multimedia CDs
(also translation of graphics)
 CAD Handbook – 2D and 3 D CAD (+60 Chapters) + computer dialogue (6
 Textbook on the Sandwich Method of Construction in Buildings
 Informatics courses, approximately 20 (PowerPoint graphics)
 Various web sites
 Catalogue for museum exhibitions: old weapons and armour
 Various operating manuals and brochures on construction equipment,
furnaces, machine tools, scientific and medical instruments and equipment
and computer programs
Price list: Please see separate sheet
Special prices for large jobs.
 ILC Interlanguage Center: ++41 (0)44 936 7151 (Mrs. Bruggmann)
 Hilscher Automation: ++49 (0)6190 99070 (Mrs. Hilscher or Mr. Pabst)
 Tricad GMBH: ++41 (0)61 338 3232 (Mr. Leu)
 Roman Consulting and Engineering AG +41 (0)44 480 1801 (Dr. Roman)
CV of Gunther Roth
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 American language Services (Mr. Herzog)
 Further companies: please see my web page
 ADSL Broadband connection
 2 Computers: Pentium Dual core 2400 MH; Pentium notebook 2800 MH
 2 Printers: HP Laser printer; HP 1200 colour printer (double-sided
 Scanner with automatic feed
 Back up hard disk + external hard disks for business and customer’s texts
 Read/write CDs & DVD
 Separate Fax
 2 Binders: Ring binder, Thermal binder (to 12 sheets)
 Uninterruptible power supply (UPS)
 Flash memory sticks
Software (selection):
 Windows XP Professional operating system and Linux - Red Hat 8.0 and
 MS Office 2003 Professional (Word; Excel; Power Point; Access) and Office
XP; Open Office; Abiword
 Adobe Acrobat 7.0
 Adobe Photoshop 7.0; Paint Shop Pro 8; Freehand 10; Visio; Corel Draw 11
 Autocad LT 2000 + various symbol and drawing libraries; DesignCAD 3D;
ISIS Draw (chemical); Turbocad LT; Smart sketch; Intellicad
 Mathcad 11; Mathtype 5.5
 FrameMaker 7.1; PageMaker 7, QuarkXpress 5.1
 Trados 6.5, SDLX lite; Transit Satellite;Wordfast, Across
 OCR Reader: OmniPage Pro 15, Abbyy Fine Reader
 Browser: Outlook Express 6
 Many dictionaries and glossaries on hard disc; on CD; in book form and online.

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