Member since Dec '05

Working languages:
English to Romanian

Dan Butuza
Technical. Military. Subtitling.

Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
Local time: 19:08 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: Romanian Native in Romanian
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Telecom(munications)Electronics / Elect Eng
Engineering (general)Engineering: Industrial
Forestry / Wood / TimberIT (Information Technology)
ManagementMechanics / Mech Engineering
Military / DefenseNutrition

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 416, Questions answered: 257, Questions asked: 2
Project History 1 projects entered

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
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Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Feb 2002. Became a member: Dec 2005.
Credentials English to Romanian (Romanian Ministry of Culture - Central Commission for Granting Translator Certificates, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
Forum posts 38 forum posts
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Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Improve my productivity
Graduate of a technical university - electrical engineering, minor in management

Certified translator in the field of literature

Employed as a translator/interpreter for 4 years in an elite military unit - Rapid Reaction Force Dej, Cluj, Romania
Fabricii de Zahar 8/9, 400572, Cluj Napoca, Romania
Tel: 0040745366342
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

- Translation of decals, user manuals for debarkers and logging equipment for a major company in the field
- Architecture reports, experimental researches
- User manuals for electrical instruments, pumps, elevators, printing presses
- Documents pertaining to social security administration: birth certificates, civil judgments, marriage certificates, power of attorneys, account statements, school transcripts, pension documents
- Disaster checks, adaptation projects for Orange ad campaign
- Transcreation projects for Sony
- Automotive (user manuals, service and repair manuals, diagnostic codes, testers, field remedies)

I've been translating since 1994, starting with miscellaneous documents during my academic years, then becoming a certified translator in the field of literature (2001).
I worked 4 years (1998-2002) as a translator/interpreter in a military unit. Throughout these years I did various translation work covering many fields: literature, technical, medical, psychology, patents, operator manuals etc. I work mainly for agencies in USA, Europe and Romania.
Most of my translation work is for agencies in US (mostly patents) and agencies in Canada (documents and user's manuals for wood processing company) and Europe (automotive, transcreation). In Romania I work on a regular basis for agencies/companies located in my residence town: architecture documents, user's manuals for pumps, printing presses, electrical instruments, safety data sheets etc.
All the rates charged for each job vary depending on the volume of work, subject matter, technical content, legibility of text, delivery format and timescale of work.
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: 455
PRO-level pts: 416

Top languages (PRO)
English to Romanian344
Romanian to English68
English to French4
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Social Sciences24
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Automotive / Cars & Trucks44
Construction / Civil Engineering36
Mechanics / Mech Engineering36
Poetry & Literature20
Aerospace / Aviation / Space16
Government / Politics16
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Keywords: operations manuals, patents, technical documents, translations, wordfast, editing, proofreading, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, art, literature, military, subtitling, training nco sop, Architecture reports, experimental researches, pumps, elevators, printing presses, birth certificates, civil judgments, marriage certificates, power of attorneys, account statements, school transcripts, pension documents, automotive, industrial, machines, diagnostics, devices

Profile last updated
May 31, 2019

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