Working languages:
Portuguese to English
Spanish to English
Norwegian to English

Terje Ostgaard
Engineer & Economist

Spain
Local time: 10:33 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Norwegian 
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I started out working in the oil industry in Norway, Denmark and the UK. Then I was an international executive with multinational engineering firms for many years, managing subsidiaries and projects in Europe, Asia and South America.

I learned the basics of my languages at school, or taking courses. But I became a true linguist by working with the languages (English, Spanish and Portuguese) every day for many years. I have lived and worked in countries where my languages are spoken. I have prepared tender documents, negotiated complex contracts, managed projects, written manuals, analyzed annual reports and otherwise communicated on all levels.

I started freelancing back in 2002. Then I gradually expanded my client base. In 2004, I made a decision to stop traveling, spend more time at home with my family, and I started working as a full time writer and translator.

By now I have translated several million words, in several language pairs and many fields.

I use all the latest tools and follow a strict quality control system.

Most of my clients have used my services for several years. I have tried to serve them loyally and efficiently at all times. See the WWA section on this page for some of the feedback I have received.
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: 613
PRO-level pts: 578


Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English138
Norwegian to English103
English to Spanish84
English to Norwegian81
Swedish to English61
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Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering248
Other98
Bus/Financial81
Law/Patents73
Medical37
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Energy / Power Generation53
Other34
Construction / Civil Engineering31
Business/Commerce (general)30
Electronics / Elect Eng28
Finance (general)25
Automotive / Cars & Trucks24
Pts in 47 more flds >

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Keywords: financial translation, technical translation, website translation, website localization, engelsk oversettelse, norwegian translation, spanish translation, spansk oversettelse, traduccion inglesa, traduccion noruega, scandinavian languages, general engineering, manufacturing, audio, video, oil & gas, power generation, power distribution, HR, human resources, IT, information technology, computer hardware, software, internet, website, finance, economics, annual report, medical instruments, medical, pharmaceutical, travel, aerospace, airlines, construction, construction materials, mechanical, mechanical engineering, electronics, electrical engineering, hydraulics, geography, tools, voice over, dubbing, phone interpretation


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Feb 29, 2016






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