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Member since Jan '11

Working languages:
Italian to English
French to English

Marco Solinas
Accurate, professional translations

Local time: 16:38 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: English Native in English, Italian Native in Italian
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngConstruction / Civil Engineering
Electronics / Elect EngLaw: Contract(s)
Engineering: IndustrialEnvironment & Ecology
Finance (general)Forestry / Wood / Timber
Paper / Paper ManufacturingEnergy / Power Generation

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2029, Questions answered: 1163, Questions asked: 303
Payment methods accepted Money order, Check, PayPal, Wire transfer
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at Jan 2009. Became a member: Jan 2011. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Marco Solinas endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Curriculum Vitae of Marco Solinas

• 1405-3755 Bartlett Court, Burnaby, B.C. (Canada) V3J 7G7
• 23 rue Apple Hill, Baie d’Urfé, QC (Canada) H9X 3G9

• 604-444-3555
• 514-457-6718


Position sought: Freelance translator

Language Skills
Fluent in English, French and Italian. Source languages: English, French, Italian. Target languages: English.

Professional experience:

2002-present: Freelance translator following retirement. Experience in scientific, technical, business and literary translations.

1972-2002: Thirty years career as a research chemist in Canadian industry. Acquired vast experience and competence in writing and editing specialized technical reports, both in English and in French.

Strong work ethic
Highly motivated and enthusiastic, capable of working on own initiative Well-organized capable to handle a variety of assignments and follow through from start to finish. Always meets agreed upon deadlines.

Computer Skills
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint. Main CAT tool: Wordfast.

University of Torino, B.Sc. in Chemistry
University of Alberta; Ph.D. in Chemistry
Simon Fraser University: B.A. in French (in progress)

Closed Captioning, Copywriting, Editing, Proofreading, Research, Subtitling, Technical Writing, Terminology Research, Translation

Subject Areas
Advertising, Architecture, Art, Automotive, Business Administration and Management, Business General, Business Marketing, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Design and Applied Arts, Ecology, Education, Energy, Environmental Science, Forestry, General, , History, Hospitality, Literature, Patent Translation, Philosophy, Science (General), Sport and Fitness, Tourism and Travel, Transportation
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 2235
PRO-level pts: 2029

Top languages (PRO)
Italian to English972
French to English534
English to Italian506
French to Italian13
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng162
Construction / Civil Engineering125
Law (general)123
Mechanics / Mech Engineering119
Business/Commerce (general)83
Finance (general)71
Law: Contract(s)64
Pts in 80 more flds >

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Keywords: English, French, Italian, translation, editing, proofreading, business, technical, finance, chemistry, literature

Profile last updated
Jul 15

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