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Fachmann und Oberfachmann

English translation: specialist, chief specialist

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German term or phrase:Fachmann und Oberfachmann
English translation:specialist, chief specialist
Entered by: Thomas Bollmann
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13:32 Jul 3, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Fachmann und Oberfachmann
From the (Austrian) CV of a metallurgical engineer.
Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 14:23
specialist, chief specialist
Explanation:
My gut answer would have been 'head specialist', but this can be misunderstood.
Selected response from:

Sonia Rowland
Local time: 14:23
Grading comment
Thanks, this one has the best ring to it.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1Expert and Chief Expert (in metallurgy)xxxlone
naspecialist, chief specialist
Sonia Rowland
na -1specialist, high specialist
Thomas Bollmann


  

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47 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Expert and Chief Expert (in metallurgy)


Explanation:
Please see the site below to decide.

Good luck!


    Reference: http://www.fk96.dial.pipex.com/associates.htm
xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 08:23
Native speaker of: Danish
PRO pts in pair: 330

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Hartmut Lau: Austrians are nuts about titles. This places him in the hiarchy + defines his pay grade at his place of employment
10 hrs
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1 hr peer agreement (net): -1
specialist, high specialist


Explanation:
none


    experience
Thomas Bollmann
Germany
Local time: 14:23
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 92

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Hartmut Lau: "high" would not fit in English usage. "Senior" or "Chief" (as above both work.
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13 hrs
specialist, chief specialist


Explanation:
My gut answer would have been 'head specialist', but this can be misunderstood.

Sonia Rowland
Local time: 14:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 37
Grading comment
Thanks, this one has the best ring to it.
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