Working languages:
English to Spanish
German to Spanish
German to English

Bernardo Pohl
Thirty plus years of techno-babble

United States
Local time: 11:26 CDT (GMT-5)
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My fields of expertise include, but are not limited to:

* I feel just as confortable translating english to spanish, as viceversa.
* Petroleum Industry general terminology.
* Petroleum Industry applied Geosciences (geology,petrophysics,seismic,geophysics)
* Electrical Engineering
* Imaging Technology
* Software manuals and localization.
* Website internationalization
* Marketing material, ads, brochures, etc.

PROFILE ____________________________________
A fully bilingual - Spanish and English - self-motivated and hard working Electrical and Software Engineer, highly experienced in electronics and geosciences applied to the petroleum industry (oil & gas industry). German born, raised and educated in Argentina. Lived and worked in the following countries: Argentina for thirty-six years, Brazil for three years, Venezuela for seven years and USA for thirteen years. Well aware of cross-cultural, idiom and language nuance issues in those countries.

LANGUAGES and TRANSLATION __________________
Mother language: Spanish. Almost mother language: English and German.
Source languages: German, English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Target languages: English and Spanish.
2000+ words per day.
Read and write German Suetterlin and Fraktur.
Working knowledge of Italian.
* In-house translator/interpreter for Dresser Atlas, and as such wrote and translated numerous technical manuals, brochures and general technical/scientific documents.
* Freelance for several German and French agencies.
* Power plant and train bids for ABB-ALSTOM

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING ________________________
* Software design and coding.
* Localization and Globalization.
* Multilingual web site (intranet).
* UNIX, Assembly, X11, Motif, C, C++, Fortran, HTML, etc.

PETROLEUM INDUSTRY __________________________
* Electronic data acquisition equipment - down hole and surface.
* Geosciences - data analysis aspects.
* Extensive field experience, land and offshore operations.
* Intimate knowledge of drilling equipment.
* Intimate knowledge of oilfield services and equipment used.
* Intimate knowledge of industry glossaries and idioms.
* In general complete knowledge of industry's ins-and-outs.

* Geophysics observer (data acquisition engineer).
* Petrophysical data acquisition engineer.
* Design of petrophysical data acquisition systems.
* Design of geoscience data analysis software.

IMAGE TECHNOLOGY _____________________________
* Design of image processing software for fluid spectrography.
* Design of proprietary geoscience imaging software.
* Design of proprietary graphic display software.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ______________________
1998 - date BAKER HUGHES INTERNATIONAL - after Western Atlas buy-out
1998 - date Senior Software Engineer

1987 - 1998 WESTERN ATLAS - After Dresser Atlas and Litton merger.
1987 - 1998 Senior Software Engineer

1983 - 1987 Logistics Manager and Safety Coordinator, International
Operations. Houston, Texas, USA.
1981 - 1983 Country Manager, Venezuela.
1977 - 1981 Technical and Operations Manager, Venezuela.
1968 - 1977 Senior Maintenance Engineer, Latin America.
1960 - 1968 Maintenance and Field Engineer, Latin America (Argentina
Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, and Colombia).

EDUCATION ____________________________________
1959 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina

HARDWARE _____________________________________
PC Pentium/300, 256 MB RAM, 7 GB HDD
Modem: 56k(V.90)
Laser and inkjet printers.

SOFTWARE _____________________________________
Operating Systems: Windows 2000/98/NT
MS Office 97 (includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
MS Word 2000
Word Perfect Win 6.0
PageMaker 6.0
PhotoShop 5.5
Illustrator 8.0
ImageReady 2.0
HomeSite 4.5.1 (HTML Editor)
Expert user of PageMaker and FrameMaker

Profile last updated
Nov 29, 2013

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