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Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian (monolingual)
Russian to English

Larissa B
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 09:28 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Hello and thank you for visiting my profile page.

I am a Russian native speaker, currently residing in Toronto, Canada. My main areas of expertise are coal mining and mine equipment; minerals; geology; environmental; business and marketing; contracts, laws, acts, and regulations; social care and services; general medical


I have over 20 years of professional translating/interpreting, including:

- six years as full-time in-house Interpreter/Translator for the US-Russian project dealing with coal mining;

- two years of full-time work for a British mine equipment manufacturer; and

- over three years as full-time in-house Quality Assurance Associate/Over-The-Phone Interpreter implementing company quality assurance procedures and providing interpreting for various industry segments (911, financial services, insurance, health care, hospitality, utilities etc.)

My other job experience includes:

- translation of news items, feature articles, and advertisements for Russian issues of UK-based coal magazine on an ongoing basis;

- translation of technical reports, environmental assessments, operation and maintenance manuals, company brochures and catalogues, business proposals, contracts, court transcripts, case descriptions, medical documents, market research surveys;

- interpreting during coal mining specialists site visits (underground mines, open pits, coal prep plants, power plants, company visits);

- on-site hospital and medical assessment centre interpretation;

- interpretation in the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario;

- consecutive and simultaneous interpreting at conferences/seminars/workshops;

- transcription and translation of audio files;

- proofreading and editing translations done by other translators;

- freelance and part-time translation and interpreting for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) projects (social services, youth employment); and

- interpreting for an international adoption agency.

Competent, reliable, meticulous, friendly

Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
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Total pts earned: 2324
PRO-level pts: 1923


Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian1183
Russian to English692
Russian40
English8
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering488
Other443
Medical256
Art/Literary194
Bus/Financial141
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Mining & Minerals / Gems93
Geology78
Medical (general)72
Marketing / Market Research70
Law (general)64
Medical: Health Care60
Education / Pedagogy56
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects20
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
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Job type
Translation15
Interpreting5
Language pairs
English to Russian13
Russian to English6
1
Specialty fields
Mining & Minerals / Gems6
Mechanics / Mech Engineering3
Geology1
Manufacturing1
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters1
Environment & Ecology1
Other fields
Law (general)3
Electronics / Elect Eng1
Engineering: Industrial1
Engineering (general)1
Aerospace / Aviation / Space1
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