at Huxley Associates in
Job highlightsPosted on September 24, 2013
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Fluent English is a Must
Can translate successfully a wide variety of complex texts that may contain difficult, idiomatic, scientific, and colloquial writing. Can capture subtleties, nuance, tone and register. Text might include commentary reflecting a specific culture to analysis to argumentation and translator can capture meaning of socio-cultural elements embedded in text. Expression reflects native usage.
In terms of gisting/summarizing: Is able to identify and accurately summarize all pertinent factual information and abstract concepts, recognizing the significance of complex expressions, such as colloquial text or technical terminologies. Can triage documentation to isolate full-range of information that is of importance to the task at hand.
Masters use of reference materials. May assist with material development.
Very good computer skills (MS applications, Internet research) Transcription:
Reviews audio material writes/transcribes information into English with high-degree of accuracy and expression.
Has excellent understanding of one or more regional dialects.Quality Control Function:
Can review another linguist’s work for accuracy of content and quality of written expression commensurate with his/her own ability as a translator. Examples:
Reports, memos, correspondence, or audio on specialized topics such as scientific or technical, or that is more formal in nature; oral communication at conference level.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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