Member since Jan '16

Working languages:
English to Russian

Yakov Katsman
Translation & Engineering Experience

United States
Local time: 15:24 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, MT post-editing, Transcription
Specializes in:
Engineering (general)Law: Contract(s)
Military / DefenseBusiness/Commerce (general)
Energy / Power GenerationIT (Information Technology)
Electronics / Elect EngPetroleum Eng/Sci
Computers (general)Mechanics / Mech Engineering

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1026, Questions answered: 484, Questions asked: 49
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, Check | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 10
Glossaries Airport security, Anti-terrorism, Drones1, Drones2, Drones3, Geo-model, Geonavigation, Legal-1, Legal-2, Welding

Translation education Other - ATA seminats (DVD)
Experience Years of experience: 42. Registered at Dec 2011. Became a member: Jan 2016.
Credentials English to Russian (American Translators Association, verified)
Memberships ATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Fluency, MateCat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast, XTM
Professional practices Yakov Katsman endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Ural Institute of Technology, USSR

Process Engineer - Unitrode / ON Semiconductor / Intel / Allegro MicroSystems, USA (1990-2012)
(diffusion engineer, process development engineer, principal process engineer)
Electrical Engineer - Engineering Center «UralTechEnergo», Sverdlovsk, USSR (1974-1989)
(analysis, testing, automation, and optimization of electrical power systems)

Full time freelance technical translator and editor, USA (2013-current)
Freelance technical translator and editor, USA (1990-2012)
USSR Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sverdlovsk (freelance technical translator) (1979-1989)

Timeline of Major projects
1980-1989 Hardware/software documentation for VAX computers, FANUC CNC tools, and other high-tech.
1992-1999 Space station MIR/Shuttle, Chernobyl, Non-Proliferation and Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
2000-2010 Sakhalin-1, Shtokman, Yamal, Udocan, etc.
2010-2013 Court proceedings (Sibneft, Rusal, Ukos, etc)
2013-current Telecom, Internet of Things, Cloud technology, Robotics, Counter-terrorism, Cyberterrorism
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: 1034
PRO-level pts: 1026

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian953
Russian to English69
Ukrainian to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Petroleum Eng/Sci120
Electronics / Elect Eng90
Law: Contract(s)71
Engineering (general)64
Engineering: Industrial58
Business/Commerce (general)44
IT (Information Technology)40
Pts in 40 more flds >

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