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Otto V. | Elance
 
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Otto V.

Technical Writing & Translation
   Czech Republic
  |   Prague, Praha
  |  8:23 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

I am a civil and transportation engineer with experience in translating technical documents from English to Spanish.

I am a native Spanish speaker fluent in English, as I have lived for many years, and graduated from universities, in Guatemala and in the United States.

I also have working knowledge of French and Czech.

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Dec 14, 2010|Translation|$725|Completed
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May 24, 2010|Translation|$15|Completed
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Apr 30, 2010|Translation|$75|Completed
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5.0
Apr 19, 2010|Web Content|$50|Completed
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5.0

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Skills (2)

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Spanish Spelling Skills Test
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Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Spanish Vocabulary Skills Test
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Spanish Word Usage Test
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Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Service Description

I work as an independent civil and transportation engineering consultant and I have experience translating technical documents such as:

* Requests for proposals (RFP)
* Terms of reference (TOR)
* Technical reports
* Websites

I specialize in technical translations related to engineering fields, and I have technical knowledge in English and Spanish of the following areas:

* Structural engineering
* Geotechnical engineering
* Transportation engineering
* Hydraulics
* Mechanics
* Electrical engineering
* Urban planning
* Construction

I am a passionate photographer who loves nature and architecture photography. Also, I have conversational skills in French and Czech.

I have expertise in the following software for PC or Mac:

* Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
* Autocad, Microstation, MathType, Mathcad.
* Apple iWork (Pages, Keynote)
* Adobe Creative Suite CS4 (InDesign, Photoshop, Fireworks)
* iLife (GarageBand, iMovie, iDVD)
* Synchro, Highway Capacity Manual Software (HCM)

Other skills:
* HTML/CSS
* LaTeX


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Employment

Intelligent Transportation Systems
Traffic Engineer
2008 - 2009
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Research Engineer
2008 - 2008
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Graduate Research Assistant
2004 - 2006
American School of Guatemala
Construction and Maintenance Supervisor
2002 - 2004

Education

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
M.S. in Transportation Engineering
2004 - 2006
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Civil Engineering
1999 - 2004
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English
Translation and Technical Writing
Civil and Transportation Engineering
Ingenieria Civil y Transportes
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