Member since Jun '09

Working languages:
English to German
German to English

Gerhard Wiesinger
Patent and technical translations

Puyallup, Washington, United States
Local time: 21:21 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: English Native in English, German Native in German
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Electronics / Elect EngEngineering: Industrial
MetrologyPatents
Energy / Power GenerationEngineering (general)

Rates
German to English - Standard rate: 0.15 USD per word / 40 USD per hour
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 68, Questions answered: 42, Questions asked: 117
Experience Years of experience: 29. Registered at ProZ.com: Aug 2007. Became a member: Jun 2009.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV/Resume (DOC)
Professional objectives
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
Bio
Gerhard Wiesinger
11804 County Line Rd. E, Edgewood, WA 98372 · 253-952-9194 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              253-952-9194      end_of_the_skype_highlighting

Summary
Self-motivated professional translator and leader, with work experience as
- Self-employed German/English translator of mostly technical documents
- Director of Engineering in hotel
- Sales/service engineer for environmental monitoring equipment
- Sales/service engineer for laboratory equipment and freeze dryers
- Leader in various religious and community organizations

Translation/Interpretation Experience
German to English / English to German
Native language: German.
First language: US-English (Residing in the USA: 1973 - 1977, 1988 - present)

Technical Manuals for Coating Thickness Measuring Instruments, Hardness Test Instruments, Electronic Thermometers, Elevator Control Units, Hydrogen Generation Systems and many more
Brochures for technical equipment and test instruments
Websites
Patent applications
Business Websites
Newsletters
Corporate announcements
Financial statements
Interpretation
At trade fares
At conferences
At business negotiations
Employment History
1991 to present
Translator, self-employed in CT, MA and WA
1989 to 1992
Director of Engineering, Courtyard by Marriott, Windsor, CT
1984 to 1988
Sales/Service Engineer, Envirolab, Vienna, Austria
1978 to 1984
Sales/Service Engineer, Labin, Vienna, Austria
1971 to 1978
Service in Austrian Army; employment in Austria and in the US as lighting engineer at a steel plant, apartment manager, hotel engineer; also missionary work



Education
1971
HTBLVA, Vienna, Austria - Electrical Engineering, Technical English
This demanding 5-year education and research institute provided high school education and at the same time electrical engineering education at a level comparable to a bachelor’s degree.
Keywords: technical manuals, intellectual property, patent applications, Bedienungsanleitungen, Patente


Profile last updated
Jun 18



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