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November 2018

Walt Stein
Degreed in Linguistics, Engineering, NDT

Local time: 01:49 CST (GMT-6)

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What Walt Stein is working on
Jul 3 (posted via  Besides Translation, I work on legal writing in the areas of Guardianship and Probate. Product Litigation. Technical writing. Data analytics on the T&I industry. High-volume analysis of T&Iers' application materials. I occasionally troll this site for legitimate LSPs and select direct clients. I'm a cherrypicker, too. ...more »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Operations management, Copywriting, Editing/proofreading, Translation, Desktop publishing, Transcription, MT post-editing, Project management
Specializes in:
LinguisticsLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Engineering (general)Science (general)
Nuclear Eng/SciEnergy / Power Generation
Automotive / Cars & TrucksMetallurgy / Casting
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngSafety

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Iowa
Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at May 2018. Became a member: Jun 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to English (FSI ((ILR), (U.S.)), University of Iowa (U.S.))
Portuguese to English (Universidade Federal do Brasil)
French to English (DALF (France), ICC (Europe), University of Iowa (U.S.))
English to French (Univeristy of iowa, BA Linguistics)
Memberships N/A
Software OmegaT, AI<--NLP, LSA<--ML, NN, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation. HTML, SDL TRADOS

Fields, Technical


Fifteen years' in materials engineering,
quality assurance, production and training capacities with

casting, forging, forming,

heat treating,

machining, P/M (MIM),



processes for automotive and railroad, construction,

nuclear power, oil-and-gas, and

petrochemical industries.  

Management, administration,


P&L–ROI.  Systems engineering, project management.  



metallographic, and

non-destructive testing.  

FMEA and failure analysis.  

Lean Sigma.  Non-conformance-Corrective Action cycle.  Craftsman and teacher training.






and tool steels.


Au, Co, Cu, In,


-based alloys.  

Adhesives, asbestos, atmospheres, graphite, lubricants,


embrittlement considerations.

Coatings, finishes.


Corrosion of Metals—graduate-level course.
AET: Corrosion monitoring. ET: Paint and plating thickness. Conductivity, fatigue-crack- and permeability measurements.
Integrity of Heat Exchanger Tubes. UT: Digital thickness of vessel walls.  Phased Array of IGSCC.

Feasibility Study of Impressed-Current Cathodic Protection of Cast Aluminum Sump Pump Bodies.

Holiday Testing of Paint on Ball- and Butterfly Valves per NACE RP-188.



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Labor Reduction
1)  Reduction of fillet-leg overfill to spec requirement to cut production labor.
2)  Wholesale procurement of welding consumables to cut receiving and
quality labor.
3)  Separation of garbage and scrap, eliminating use of ten-ton crane for garbage removal.
4)  For 34% savings on change-out labor, restricted gas vendor to providing T-size cylinders vs. H- or K-size.
5)  Eliminated substantial soft-dollar waste by upgrading the job-entry system from paper- to spreadsheet-based.
6)  Strategic location of PPE dispensers to slice two-percent out of labor workday.


EngineeringScheduled and supervised outside inspectors for NDT and bolt inspection.

welding-, NDT- and bolt-inspection procedures.

Implemented safety upgrades per AWS, NFPA & OSHA standards.

For traceability, quality and soft-dollar labor savings, reorganized

consumable-storage areas.Audits and SurveillanceRegular internal audits, electronic database compilation of historical

consumption of consumables, equipment lists, WP welding data, etc.

Orders-of-magnitude reduction of vendor count. Reduction of turns by fifty-percent or more.

Surveillance of welding and safety-equipment suppliers.InspectionInspected welded, punched and coped trusses,
columns and beams to 110,' and piping and flanges per AISC, ASME, AWS,
ASTM & RCSC criteria.

Witness of hydrostatic testing, and inspection of documentation per ASTM E1003 and ASME VIII Div. 1 UG-99.

Witness of air testing and inspection of documentation per MIL specs.

Welding consumables include

one-million pounds of weldwire (E70S-6 (pallets & drums)),


Welding equipment includes rod oven, cups, rollers, tips, PPE. Repair of regulators and torches.

Welding Engineering

Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering, Diploma in Welding, CWI, AAS in NDT.

FCAW, GMAW, GTAW, SAW, SMAW & SW procedure development for fabrication and repair of P1 though P5, P8, P45 & others,
and corresponding fillers.  Brazing and soldering.  
Fixture- and jig construction.  Composition, coating, distortion, ferrite and mag-perm control.  
Machine calibration and maintenance.  Technician and welder training.

Documentation per API 2X, 2Y, 5L, 1104,
ASME II & IX, B31.3, B31.4,
AWS D1.1, D1.3, D1.6, others.

WPSs, PQRs & WQTs per API, ASME & AWS requirements

System, process,
failure-, and
NDT analyses...
Display Analysis Table

Two and one-half years.
Manufacturing (construction),
nuclear power.

Developed and implemented
SOPs and BOPs
for metallurgical and procurement engineering, receipt inspection, marking and transportation systems.
Vendor inspection,

audits and surveillance.

Cost-cutting measures include elimination of middleman vendors, processes and process steps, and EOQ.
ISO & AISC quality system development.

Materials procured/specified include parts for actuators,
compressors, diesel generators, pumps, valves, reactor vessel. Graphite
gaskets, graphite grease.

Welding equipment and consumables.
Computer ROM & RAM, PCI cards, processor, motherboard, networking services. Dispositioned scrap.
Aluminum, stainless, steel, zinc.

Commercial and nuclear grade.

Five years' in Molding, Pouring, Cleaning, Testing, Inspection and Engineering.

From ounces to four and one-half tons:
Rail braces and jacks.  Motor frames.  Pump and valve frames and bodies.  
Ball and butterfly valves.  Piping, elbows, tees, others.

Oil- and set-sand-, and shell cores for green- and set-sand molds.
Fixed and loose patterns. Squeezer, pin-lift and floor molding.
Gating and risering, hot topping and venting.
Centrifugals. Microalloying. Normalization, solution annealing, and
aging treatments. Pouring. Furnace repair and calibration.

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Ball Valve, 36" & 48"
PT & Holiday Testing


RT Line of Demarcation
Small Diameter Centrifugal Tube


Hearth Roll
HP-50 Elbow and Tube
Steam Reformer Tube


Pump Body

Troubleshooting and cosmetic repair of sand-quality surface defects.  
Weld repair of tubing per ASTM A488, and others.

Inspection of marking, molding, pouring, cleaning, dimensional verification, and testing of ductile-
and gray-iron castings.  
Wrote .

Twenty years.  Legally literate.

Developed and implemented
SOPs and BOPs
for metallurgical and procurement engineering, receipt inspection, marking and transportation systems.
Vendor inspection,

audits and surveillance.

Wrote operations,

QA & technical manuals,

and quotes.

Advertising and sales brochures. Successful grant, purchasing and sales proposals.
Data mining and manipulation for marketing and sales. R&D reports.

Failure analysis and FMEA.

Product-liability research for successful litigation.

Newsletters and


Website development and tutorials, and maintenance. SEO—including LSA, LSI and other techniques.

ESL training documents. Resumes.


Seminar write-up and presentation.

Introductions, tables, tables of content, library and book
indexes. Documentation.

Template, inventory and list compilation.  

Broadsheet layout. 



Platforms Languages Software
Linux←DebianWin8, Win7, Vista, XP, Me, 9x
Virtual.  Some Mac


Libre Office, GIMP, etc.Mastery in:
Acrobat RW




WordCompetency in:


Visio-UML 2.2Familiar with:





Security.  Validation.  
UPSs.  Data back-up and recovery.  
JavaScript development.  
Data mining, -modeling and -warehousing.  Penetration testing.  

Minor network administration.  

Specified documentation standards, web- and word-processing software, and

user guides.  MacBook Air config.  
Set up SEO and

statcounters.  Computer building, maintenance, upgrades and repair.  
Malware and virus detection, and deletion.  OS and software installation.  
Browser set-up in Firefox.  Currently use Firefox, K-Meleon, Konquerer, Midori, Opera, Safari.
  Familiar with Chrome, Chromium, Edge.

Qualifications, Mine

All Quality Cert Numbers Non-Destructive Testing
Natural Language
Six Sigma Green Belt (CGB)Quality Auditor (CQA)Quality Engineer (CQE)Green Manufacturing Specialist (GMS)

12070041Full NDT training



Bachelor's Degrees Technical Diplomas Continuing Education
Metallurgical EngineeringLinguistics
AAS in NDTWeldingAutomotive Servicing

Welding Metallurgy
Network and Server Administration
CAD, CNC, PLC, Programming

U.S. citizenship.  Passport valid till 2020.  Previous
L clearance.  TWIC.  NCIC.
  No debt.

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