Working languages:
Dutch to English
Flemish to English

Dave Greatrix
Dutch to English Technical Translator

United Kingdom
Local time: 02:03 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English 
This person is a top KudoZ point holder in Dutch to English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Construction / Civil EngineeringMechanics / Mech Engineering
Furniture / Household AppliancesForestry / Wood / Timber
Engineering: IndustrialAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
ArchitectureSports / Fitness / Recreation
Military / DefenseBusiness/Commerce (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1770, Questions answered: 1043, Questions asked: 24
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Experience Registered at Jul 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Frontpage, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, MemoQ 5, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Professional practices Dave Greatrix endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Native English speaker

I have lived and worked in the Netherlands for more than 20 years. During this period, I was actively involved in several major construction contracts.

20 years resident of The Netherlands
3 years resident of Germany

Construction, Civil Engineering, Technical, Marketing, Animals.

I was the sole translator of the cockpit test instruction manuals for the Fokker 50 / 100 middle distance passenger aircraft.

I have been involved in several major translation projects for a number of large Dutch construction, building and civil engineering companies including:

The Sea Palace, floating Chinese pagoda restaurant, Amsterdam. (seating for 900 guests)
Heineken Brewery bottling plant and office block, Zouterwoude.
Amsterdam Metro - Noord/Zuidlijn - light railway construction.

I have also assisted the:

Dutch Police Force. (detainee statements) (tender documents for protective clothing)
Dutch Army. (user manuals for specialist military equipment)

I have translated a number of books which include: - The History of Firearms, World Wines, World Beers, Dogs of the World.
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: 2807
PRO-level pts: 1770

Top languages (PRO)
Dutch to English1747
German to English10
English to Dutch7
Flemish to English4
German to French2
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering124
Automotive / Cars & Trucks41
Mechanics / Mech Engineering39
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters27
Transport / Transportation / Shipping24
Electronics / Elect Eng24
Business/Commerce (general)23
Pts in 44 more flds >

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Keywords: Construction, building, computers, pc, electrical, electronic, engineering, social sciences, art, music, information, technology, IT, technical manuals, automotive, technical reports.

Profile last updated
Nov 28, 2016

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