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Técnico em edificações

English translation: Construction Technologist


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Portuguese term or phrase:Técnico em edificações
English translation:Construction Technologist
Entered by: Michael Leite
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23:32 Dec 2, 2010
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: Técnico em edificações
Alguém, por gentileza, saberia me dizer essa profissão em inglês?
Michael Leite
Local time: 16:38
Construction Technologist
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Ivan Rocha, CT
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5 +1Building technicianMarlene Curtis
4building construction worker / technicianLeonor Machado
4Construction Technician
Gilmar Fernandes
4Construction Technologist
Ivan Rocha, CT



9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
técnico em edificações
Construction Technologist


Ivan Rocha, CT
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 44
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Construction Technician

Approx. 99,300 Google hits for this term.

One example:


A construction technician works on one or several construction sites overseeing safety, tools, and necessary requirements to ensure the security and integrity of the construction site. These professionals are often civilians who work for government or military construction projects.
.Educational Requirements
These occupations require a high school diploma or GED. Although a degree is not required, progressive experience in construction quality assurance and processes, as well as technical security measures related to private construction is required.
Security Clearance
These occupations require secret security clearance, which involves an extensive background check by United States government officials to ensure the security of the construction work involved.
Overseeing highly sensitive construction projects involves overseeing progress, surveillance, security and staff. Overall responsibilities are to ensure security and technical measures are maintained throughout the project to ensure completion in a projected time frame.

Gilmar Fernandes
United States
Local time: 13:38
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 295
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Building technician


Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 13:38
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 733

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agree  dominic schoof: sounds like the most reasonable of the provided answers and is also the one I would give if asked... the provided link gives you a nice list of some 17 million options to choose from (against the 99000 from Gilmar...)
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building construction worker / technician


Leonor Machado
Local time: 18:38
Native speaker of: Portuguese
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