Member since Jan '09

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Spanish to English
English to Spanish
English (monolingual)

James Arthur Williamson
Technical/engineering expertise.

Vigo, Galicia, Spain
Local time: 03:27 CET (GMT+1)

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Energy / Power GenerationEnvironment & Ecology
Engineering: Industrial

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Words translated: 9,918
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 EUR per word / 20 - 30 EUR per hour
English to Spanish - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 EUR per word / 20 - 30 EUR per hour
English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.08 EUR per word / 20 - 30 EUR per hour
Preferred currency EUR
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Glossaries James Williamson
Translation education Graduate diploma - University of Auckland
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at Jan 2009. Became a member: Jan 2009.
Credentials English (University of Canterbury, verified)
Memberships ASETRAD
Software Across, Catalyst, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Trados, XBench, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume Spanish (DOC), English (DOCX)
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I am a freelance translator working with various agencies in Spain, Germany, France, Argentina the United States and the United Kingdom. My specialist fields are engineering, especially sustainable energy generation (solar, biomass and wind power plants), desalination and WWT plants, transport infrastructures and the main bisiness disciplines - finacial management, human resources, production, Sales and marketing and strategic planning.
Railway Technology: in recent years I have translated at least 500,000 words for agencies mainly working with Invensys - Dimetronic on ERTMS-related projects including ATP and ATO systems, signalling, track circuits, Westinghouse electronic interlockings, installation, user and maintenance manuals and training modules for all kinds of rolling stock, on-board equipment, trackside elements (Eurobalises, TC communications equipment etc.) and CTCs, and specific projects such as the Singapore DTL, Caracas Metro, Turkish HSL Ankara-Konya, Barcelona Metro retrofitting etc.

Sustainable energy: I have translated through agencies for the main Spanish players in the wind, solar and biomass markets including Gamesa, Ingeteam, Sener, Abengoa and Acciona using all three technologies. Thus I have developed good glosaries on wind turbines, parabolic trough and other fotovoltaic structures, systems based on liquid bed boilers and steam turbines and ancilliary systems such as heat storage, P&IDs, etc. At least 500,000 words over the last 5 years. 

Marine Technology: As a sailor and resident of the shipbuilding and fishing city of Vigo (Spain) most of my local work is connected in some way with the maritime sector. I have translated technical specifications of fishing and special purpose vessels for Aresa and Polyships (composite vessels up to 60 m), insurance surveys and claims relating to all kinds of merchant vessels, damage reports, new building tenders and other technical specifications (repairs, refitting etc). Around 300,000 words over the last 5 years.

Company Management: My MBA from the Instituto de Empresa covered 5 main areas: strategic planning, sales and marketing, production, financial management and human resources. Thus I have competences in the main areas of corporate management and have translated extensively in the financial and SAP areas. Financial affairs and company law are among my specialist fields.

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Keywords: power generation, engineering, technical, ships and shipping, railways, industrial, green energy, renewable, sustainable, quality, environment, desalination, waste water treatment, financial statement, turbine, energía, ingenería, construcción naval, medio ambiente, desalinación, tratamiento de agua, sostenible, cuentas anuales, tenders, expediente de adjudicación, shipyard, astillero, energía solar, energía eólica, biomasa, ciclo mixto, reverse osmosis, contracts, management, financial management, financial statements, accounts, legal, banking, financial instruments, safety, occupational health and safety, hazard prevention

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