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  • Job reference: RMS0181368

Translator/Interpreter

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Atyrau
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/06/2017
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/07/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
Qualification & Experience Requirements:
* High professional education in Linguistic discipline, second education in the area of translation (Economy, Legal, Technical, etc.) is preferred;
* At least 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the oil industry;
* Good knowledge of Company's Translation Processes, Procedures and Work Instructions;
* General knowledge and good understanding of translation subject (electrical, mechanical disciplines, engineering, finance, drilling, contracts, geology, etc.);
* Good knowledge of theory and practice of translation, language structure, grammar and punctuation rules in both source and target languages, lexical and stylistic means to convey the meaning;
* Good knowledge of specialized and Project related terminology;
* Understanding of Ethics and Protocol to be adopted at different functions.
Required Competences:
* Ability to deliver adequate translation from source to target language and to convey accurately the meaning not "word by word" translation using all available translation techniques, proper style relevant to a specific document (press-release, drilling report, policy, brochures, technical specifications, court rulings, etc.);
* Good understanding of translation subject (construction, drilling, contracts, geology, engineering, etc);
* Business writing skills;
* Document formatting skills in various MS applications;
* Ability to provide adequate interpretation into/from both native and foreign languages at any Company's meetings and events, often at very short notice and without support materials;
* Ability to work under stress and pressure conditions (longer hours, non-stop negotiations, emotional events, hard discussions, etc.), mental and physical tolerance;
* Ability to compress the received information, concentrate, to retain in memory longer sentences (good operative memory), quick reaction;
* Note taking skills;
* Sight translation skills;
* Presentation skills, i.e. ability to retain the interest of the audience (trained voice, intonation, good phonetic articulation, speed of speech, etc.);
* Ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders within the Company at any level and with external parties (RoK authorities, regulators, Akimats, contractors, etc.);
* Ability to proper manage the time and correctly prioritize translation requests;
* Ability to make efficient decisions in stressful situations;
* Ability to drive continuous improvement;
* Understanding and full support of Company's HSE culture;
* Fluency in English, Russian and Kazakh;
* Personal qualities of diplomacy, integrity and confidentiality;
* Ability to work within a multicultural environment;
* Sound computer skills and ability to use all standard MS-Office software and Translation Memory tools (SDL).

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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