Member since Dec '12

Working languages:
Spanish to English
Portuguese to English
Catalan to English

Kirk Garrett Smith
Quality and Precision

Local time: 14:24 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Extensive experience in communication and linguistics, teacher training and education. Degrees: BA Spanish Linguistics and Culture and MA  Applied Linguistics; Studies in Portuguese, Catalan, and other romance languages. Over 30 years experience with the Spanish language in work environments, teaching both English and Spanish, communication, translation and interpretation. I also have experience in teacher, translator/interpreter trainer, theory and methodology with proven capability of research and problem-solving.

Translation experience in the following areas:


Law (General, Contract, Judicial, Legislative, Executive, Corporate)

Engineering (General, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Oil/Petroleum, Mining)

Shipping, Maritime Transportation

General disciplines related to Manuals, Technical Specification Sheets, Tenders

Management (Finance, International Commerce, Sales/Acquisitions, Marketing)

Medical (Pharmaceutical, Studies/Trials)

Computer software and hardware.

BA in Spanish, MA in TESOL (Applied Linguistics)

Arizona State Certified Miner,

National Certified Investigator/Inspector from Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation

Arizona Supreme Court

Six Sigma Black Belt Certified and Project Management training

Arizona State Certified Adult Probation Officer

University of Arizona National Center for Interpretation Testing, Research and Policy, Advanced Interpretation (Legal) Training Certification

Court Consecutive, Simultaneous, Sight Translation/Interpretation City of Phoenix, AZ 

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Total pts earned: 16
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English12
Portuguese to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)8
Business/Commerce (general)4
Government / Politics4

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Profile last updated
Sep 23