Member since Oct '11

Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese

Joao Marcelo Trovao
Certified in Engineering and Law.

Local time: 09:29 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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Highly specialized in Engineering, specially Mechanics, Electrics, Automation, Civil, Railway, Metallurgy, Mining, Oil & Gas and Power & Energy - with demonstrated on-site experience;

Graduated in law - a licensed Lawyer;

Interpreter with experience in industrial site visits, audits and conferences;

As I worked as an in-house translator and interpreter in project sites and industrial plants, I have deep knowledge on technical terminology and jargon, since I witnessed the installation of equipment, machinery, boilers, turbines, steel structure, civil works and electrical and instrumentation equipment. I am today one of the most sought-after Engineering translators in Brazil due to my professionalism, high quality translations and the fact that I have never returned a job behind schedule.


"João Marcelo Trovão was employed by Alcoa to work as a translator at the Refinery Expansion Project at Alumar from July 2008 to December 2009. In that time he proved to be diligent, hard working and that he could handle all tasks, as required by the project."
John Rundell - Area Manager - Infrastructure - Alcoa

"João has more Engineering knowledge than many engineers I have met in 20 years."
- Mauricio Marques, Civil Engineer

"With his superb quality, skills, organization and attention to detail, João contributed a lot to the completion of my university thesis."
- Bruno Morelli, Electrical Engineer

"We recommend João Marcelo to any Engineering Company needing a translator specialized in technical translations."
- Antonio Carlos Jurno - Project Manager - Progen Design, Management and Engineering.

"I hereby certify that Joao Marcelo Trovao worked for this District Court as an Expert Legal Translator and he has been delivering his assignments strictly on prestablished dates."
Débora Fernandes - Head of the 1st Federal Criminal Court - Federal Justice in the State of Maranhão


Law degree - a licensed lawyer
Mechanics - certified assistant automotive mechanic
Electrics - certified residential electrician
Construction - certified civil construction manager
Graduate (Honors) Translation Degree
(all certificates available upon request)

Member of Order of Attorneys of Brazil - OAB


Ferrous Metallurgy;
Ore Crushing and Screening;
Basics of Nuclear Power;
Oil & Gas Reservoir Engineering;
Elements of Structures (Civil Engineering);
Automotive Mechanics;
Fundamentals of Instrumentation;
Oil Country Tubular Goods;
Introduction to Running Pipe in Oil and Gas Wells;
Small Hydro Plants;
Machining Fundamentals.


Memoq 2015
SDL Trados Studio 2017 (Advanced Certified)


[ [ [ [ [ I M P O R T A N T ] ] ] ] ] [ [ [ [ [ SCAM ALERT ] ] ] ] ]

My CV has been stolen by scammers. Please, if anyone gets in touch with you claiming to be João Marcelo Trovão, kindly ask for a proof of identity.

[email protected] is NOT, repeat, NOT my e-mail, but from someone trying to impersonate me.

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: 4693
PRO-level pts: 4670

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese3226
Portuguese to English1444
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Mechanics / Mech Engineering688
Engineering (general)469
Construction / Civil Engineering388
Transport / Transportation / Shipping231
Law (general)219
Petroleum Eng/Sci217
Finance (general)209
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Keywords: boiler, aluminum, steel, oil & gas, legal, contracts, power plants, turbines, railway, Brazilian Portuguese, escort interpreter, simultaneous interpreter, mining, metallurgy, construction, technical, engineer, mechanics

Profile last updated
Sep 16, 2020

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