Member since Jan '06

Working languages:
English to Russian

Pavel Lyakhovsky
Automotive and mechanical engineering

Pskov, Pskovskaya Oblast', Russian Federation
Local time: 01:26 MSK (GMT+3)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Native Russian speaker. Professional full-time translator since 1999 doing about 500,000 words per year. Solid reputation for reliability, quality and speed. Attention to detail. Strict confidentiality guaranteed (NDAs are welcome).
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Desktop publishing, Project management, Operations management
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksMechanics / Mech Engineering
AgricultureEngineering: Industrial
Environment & EcologyMining & Minerals / Gems
Investment / SecuritiesComputers: Software
IT (Information Technology)Law: Contract(s)

English to Russian - Rates: 0.06 - 0.09 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Translation education Master's degree - Saint Petersburg Technical University
Experience Years of experience: 22. Registered at Dec 2005. Became a member: Jan 2006.
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Memberships ATA, UTR
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Catalyst, DejaVu, FrameMaker, Indesign, LocStudio, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Interleaf, Microsoft Office, TeX, Pagemaker, Passolo, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast
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Pavel Lyakhovsky, MSc
English to Russian translator and interpreter

Pavel Lyakhovsky - SDL TRADOS 2007 Certified Russian Translation Expert

Pervomayskaya 18
Pskov 180006

Phone: +7 911 361 91 91
Fax: +7 811 262 78 18
[email protected] Summary

Native Russian speaker. Professional full-time translator since 1999 doing about 500,000 words per year. Solid reputation for reliability, quality and speed. Attention to detail. Strict confidentiality guaranteed (NDAs are welcome).

Employment history

1999-pres. Freelance English-Russian translator catering to corporate and governmental clients, plus multiple translation agencies

2005-2006 On-site translator/interpreter, procurement manager, IT expert, COWI (Denmark). Nura River clean-up project supported by the World Bank in Astana, Kazakhstan

2003-2005 Translator/interpreter, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Capacity building for implementing local government reform, Pskov, Russia

2001-2005 On-site translator/interpreter, IT expert, Danish Environmental Protection Agency. Improvement of water supply in Pskov and Novgorod, Russia


1996-2002 Saint Petersburg Technical University. MSc Degree in economics, public and municipal management

Certifications and professional memberships

2007 SDL Trados 2007 Certification
2006 SDL Trados 2006 Certification
2005 Member of the American Translators Association
2003 Brainbench eCertificate in Written English

Areas of expertise

Agriculture: Machinery/equipment manuals

Automotive: Car owner manuals, service manuals, diagnostic software

Commercial: Business proposals, quotations, invitations to bid, tenders etc.

Ecology: EIA, hazardous waste management, energy saving

Finance: Investment programs, business plans, financial statements, annual reports, FOREX, etc.

Home appliances, Hi Fi, TV and Video: User manuals

IT: User manuals, software localization

Legal: Articles of association and by-laws, contracts and agreements

Technical: Installation/operation/maintenance manuals (special interest in pumps, boiler equipment, valves, water supply, CNC)


ABB, Aeroflot, Aston Martin, Audi, Barclays Capital, Bentley, Bosch, COWI, Daimler Chrysler, De La Rue, Deloitte, Dresser, Eastman Aviation, EMD, Ford, Haas, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett-Packard, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, JCB, JLG, Kaspersky Lab, Kuehnle, Kopp & Kausch AG, Land Rover, Microsoft Corp., Modular Mining System, New York City Government, OMAX, Polaris, PRP Weber Shaendwick, RR Donnelley, Russian Ministry of Taxation, SAP, SDL International, Siemens, Suzuki etc.

Client testimonials are available on my website at Hardware

Latest PC and Mac laptops
24/7/365 DSL 100 Mbps


CAT Tools:
SDL Studio 2009-2017
Trados 2007
MemoQ 2015

Desktop Publishing Software:
InDesign CC 2015
Framemaker 2015

Localization tools
SDL Passolo 2009 and 2011
Alchemy Catalyst 7.0
Microsoft LocStudio 4.6

Other software:
Microsoft Office 2007
Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.0
Photoshop CC 2015
AutoCAD 2013


Average daily throughput is 2,500-3,500 new words.


0.07 Euro per source word. Discounts on big volume (50,000+ words) are negotiable.

0.025 Euro per word, 25 Euro per hour.

Interpreting: 150 EUR per day plus expenses, should be arranged well in advance. Booking my availability "just in case" is strictly impossible.

Invoice net by wire transfer (IBAN), PayPal, or credit card, 30 days

Minimum fee
20 EUR

Reference materials

A comprehensive library of dictionaries (>50 titles) plus electronic dictionaries Lingvo 8.0, Multitran, Multilex, Context. TRADOS TMs, MultiTerm termbases, online glossaries etc.

N.B. References and samples are available upon request. I am willing to do a short (100-200 words) test translation.
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Profile last updated
Feb 4, 2020

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