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Working languages:
English to Italian
French to Italian
Spanish to Italian
Italian (monolingual)

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May 2016

Conchita Conigliaro
Qualified and experienced translator

Lombardia, Italy
Local time: 13:31 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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3 positive entries

User message
Native Italian speaker - more than 25 yrs experience in technical translation
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training
Specializes in:
Medical: CardiologyFurniture / Household Appliances
IT (Information Technology)Petroleum Eng/Sci

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 16, Questions answered: 17, Questions asked: 40
Project History 57 projects entered    6 positive feedback from outsourcers

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 6
Glossaries Academic Disciplines & Fields, Business/Financial, Cardiology, Chemicals, Engineering: electrical, Engineering: railway, General, History/Egypt, Household appliances, HVAC

Translation education Master's degree - IULM - Milan - Italy
Experience Years of translation experience: 27. Registered at Jun 2005. Became a member: Oct 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Italian (S.S.I.T. - Florence, verified)
English to Italian (I.U.L.M. - Milan, verified)
French to Italian (S.S.I.T. - Florence, verified)
French to Italian (I.U.L.M. - Milan, verified)
Spanish to Italian (Associazione Nazionale Italiana Traduttori e Interpreti)
Memberships ANITI
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Wordfast Anywhere, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended PD 101: Scope of the translator’s role – purposes and expectations, tools, procedures and technologies for each step [download]
PD 102: Today’s Translation environment – Tools and procedures to take advantage of! [download]
PD 103: Can you learn to become a reviewer? Guidelines and practical steps to perform the job of a reviewer [download]
Corso approfondito sulla traduzione medica [download]
Come tradurre acronimi e abbreviazioni nel settore medico [download]
Traduttori al lavoro: idee, consigli e strumenti per una gestione più efficace del tempo [download]
Marketing per traduttori: Realizzare un CV efficace e professionale in 60 minuti (o poco più) [download]
Stili, indici e modelli: conoscerli meglio [download]
LinkedIn: trasparenza e creatività per conquistare nuovi clienti [download]
The difference between proofreading and editing [download]
How to convert E-Books into translatable format [download]
La traduzione nel settore turistico [download]
Consejos prácticos para traducir los textos científicos y técnicos [download]
How to Become an Efficient Proofreader [download]
Professional practices Conchita Conigliaro endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
About me
Certified_PROs.jpg EDUCATION

Diploma in classical studies 'Liceo Classico' - Italian high school
University Degree (BA) in Translation and Interpreting S.S.I.T. (School for Interpreters and Translators) - Florence - English (degree thesis: translation from English into Italian of Sound and Hearing by Martin Rosenberg) French (degree thesis: translation from French into Italian of 'Vivement des femmes' by Violaine de Cordon
Refresher course for translators and interpreters (technical and simultaneous translation) S.S.I.T. - Florence
University Degree (MA) in Foreign Languages (Linguistics) - I.U.L.M. (University Institute of Modern Languages) - Milan - thesis in Glottology: 'Modelli di indeuropeizzazione. La ‘rivoluzione’ di Colin Renfrew' – 'Indeuropeanization Models. Colin Renfrew’s ‘Revolution’'


1989-2001 Translator and liaison interpreter for LOGOS (translation agency located in Modena - Italy) and Project Manager for the same company. Free-lance translator for translation company located in Milan (contracts, brochures, promotion materials, web sites, company presentations, tourism). In-house and free-lance technical translator from English, French and Spanish into Italian and from English into French for different contracting companies (product data sheets, manuals, contracts and agreements, terms and conditions, bids for oil and gas industry, mechanics, engineering, optical fibres, power stations, onshore and offshore pipelines) in Florence, Modena, Milan, Turin and Novara. Translations for companies located in France (commercial and agricultural translations from French into Italian).

2002-2005 Employee (non-permanent employment contract) at the University of Milano-Bicocca located in Milan (Human Resources - Competitions for Teaching Staff).

2005-2009 Technical translations (gas industry and technical manuals) for companies located in the USA (gas industry), Italy (advertising and public relations), Spain (carpentry, marketing, business standards, human resources, IT, hydroponics, solar energy), Czech Republic (gas turbines), Poland (literary translations), Finland (civil engineering: mining and construction, hydraulic hammers, hydraulic cutter-crushers, pulverizers, excavator attachments).


1998-2007 Teaching experiences of English (General and Technical for Electronics and Telecommunications) and French (General and Technical for Tourism) as a second language in high schools located in Milan.

Since November 2007 full-time employee (permanent employment contract) at the University of Milano-Bicocca located in Milan (Human Resources - Recruiting and selection teaching resources).

September 2014 - Université Stendhal (Grenoble - France) - Lifelong learning programme/ERASMUS - Staff Training provided in French on careers for university professors in France

MOST IMPORTANT PROJECTS Power Stations for Oil & Gas Industry
Technical Manuals
Bids for Oil & Gas Industry
Gas Gathering Stations
Oil Pumping Stations
Gas Compression Stations
Gas and Oil Separation Plants
Oil Stabilization Plants
Gas Chilling and Condensation Recovery
Gas Sweetening Plants
Oil Dehydration and Desalting
Gas Dehydration
Low Temperature Separation
Metering and Reducing Stations
Design Engineering
Construction / Civil Engineering
Onshore Pipeline Systems
Quality Manuals
Dehydration Units
General Specifications

Information Technology
Treasury Management
Managing Platform
Connection hub
Software for banks
Technical Manuals
Human Resources
Medicine (stent implantation)

The NADCA Standard
Technical Documents
Technical Manuals
Pumps and Motors
Control Valves
Industrial Valves
Proportional Valves
Pressure Relief Valves
Counterbalance Valves

For further information about me please go to : Proz
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: 16
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects57
With client feedback6
100% positive (6 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Italian33
French to Italian19
Spanish to Italian7
Italian to French1
Specialty fields
Petroleum Eng/Sci7
Furniture / Household Appliances7
IT (Information Technology)4
Medical: Cardiology4
Human Resources2
Marketing / Market Research2
Advertising / Public Relations1
Education / Pedagogy1
Environment & Ecology1
Cosmetics, Beauty1
Other fields
Mechanics / Mech Engineering4
Metallurgy / Casting2
Law: Contract(s)2
Engineering: Industrial2
Tourism & Travel1
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs1
Electronics / Elect Eng1
Poetry & Literature1
Ships, Sailing, Maritime1
Construction / Civil Engineering1
Food & Drink1
Engineering (general)1
Automation & Robotics1
Law (general)1
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino1
Keywords: énergie solaire, hydroponie, corps de chauffe, pétrole, énérgie, électronique, turbines à gaz, installations pétrolières, pipelines à terre et en mer, mécanique, ingénierie, contrats, manuels techniques, manuels de la qualité, fraises, concasseurs, marteaux pneumatiques, pulvérisateurs, religion, tourisme, informatique, questionnaires, energia solare, bioponia, corpi scaldanti, ingegneria, meccanica, petrolio, energia, elettronica, industria petrolifera, turbine a gas, gas naturale, sistemi di sicurezza, centrali elettriche, fibre ottiche, legale, contratti, accordi, manuali tecnici, manuali della qualità, religione, turismo, viaggi, informatica, sondaggi, engineering, construction, mechanics, petroleum, energy, electronics, oil and gas industry, onshore and offshore pipelines, gas stations, oil stations, gas turbines, natural gas, safety systems, power stations, optical fibers, law, contracts, agreements, technical manuals, quality manuals, gas gathering stations, oil pumping stations, gas compression stations, gas and oil separation plants, oil dehydration and desalting, metering stations, onshore pipeline systems, civil engineering, mining and construction, hydraulic hammers, hydraulic cutter-crushers, pulverizers, excavator attachments, religion, tourism, travel, information technology, IT, surveying, manuales técnicos, relaciones públicas, carpintería metalíca, centrales eléctricas, documentación empresarial, hidroponía, energía solar, paginas web, boyas de marcación, boyas de seguridad, boyas de delimitación, Wordfast, SDLX, Colin Renfrew, Violaine de Cordon, archaeology and language, vivement des femmes,

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