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Jul 3, 2018 (posted viaProZ.com): Besides Translation, I write and edit work proposals for NLP of legal documents. Concurrently doing continuous work on Guardianship and Probate matters. Product Litigation. LSA of large- to huge corpora. ...more »
Spanish to English (FSI ((ILR), (U.S.)), University of Iowa (U.S.)) Portuguese to English (Universidade Federal do Brasil) English to French (University of Iowa, BA Linguistics ) English to Spanish (University of Iowa, BA Linguistics) French to English (Proficiency Certifications: DALF (France), ICC (Europe), University of Iowa (U.S.) )
Indesign, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, A computational linguist, I code my own software--, AI<--NLP, LSA<--ML, NN, SDL TRADOS
French, Portuguese, Spanish>English Technical Translation Technical writing and translation.
Use Natural Language Processing (NLP)—including Latent Semantic Analysis. Quality defined by ISO 15038, 17100. ASTM F2575, F2889.
Main fields on operations and metallurgical sides of Manufacturing, Testing and Failure Analysis. Major subfields include Casting, Forging, Heat Treating, Joining/Welding, Machining, Plating, Powdered Metal, Stamping, Steelmaking.
Somewhat qualified on Nucleonics. Very familiar with taxonomy of Macro- and Microbiology. Spend twenty hours per week maintaining and upgrading knowledge bases and technology.
Non-Technical Translation NLP used for non-technical translation- and writing. Corpus size: 10K-word minimum. Price breaks on each 10[exp].. Example: 100K, 1M words.
Glosses, alphabetical and frequency sorts on constituents: Words, phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs, sub-stories. English-French-Portuguese-Spanish Interpretation Trade-show expositions only. Can include exhibit setup and scheduling for substantial cost savings.
METALLURGICAL and QUALITY ENGINEERING Fifteen years' in materials engineering, procurement, quality assurance, production and training capacities with casting, forging, heat treating, machining, powdered metal (P/M (MIM)), plating, stamping, steelmaking, and welding processes for automotive and railroad, construction, nuclear power, oil-and-gas, and petrochemical industries. Management, administration, supervision. P&L–ROI. Systems engineering, project management. Chemical, mechanical, metallographic, and non-destructive testing. FMEA and failure analysis. Lean Sigma. Non-conformance-Corrective Action cycle. Craftsman and teacher training.
Irons, stainless-, magnetic-, plain-carbon, coated-, LAST, HSLA and tool steels. Al, Au, Co, Cu, In, Ni & Zn-based alloys. Adhesives, asbestos, atmospheres, graphite, lubricants, polymers. H- & He-embrittlement considerations. Coatings, finishes. Corrosion control.
WELDING ENGINEERING Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering, Diploma in Welding, CWI, AAS in NDT.
FCAW, GMAW, GTAW, SAW, SMAW & SW procedure development for fabrication and repair of P1 though P5, P8, P45 & others, and corresponding fillers. Brazing and soldering. Fixture- and jig construction.
Composition, coating, distortion, ferrite and mag-perm control. Machine
calibration and maintenance. Technician and welder training.
Documentation per API 2X, 2Y, 5L, 1104, ASME II & IX, B31.3, B31.4, AWS D1.1, D1.3, D1.6, others.
Welding-quality procedure per AISC.
WPSs, PQRs & WQTs per API, ASME & AWS requirements.
FOUNDRY ENGINEERING, INSPECTION and LABOR Five years' in Molding, Pouring, Cleaning, Testing, Inspection and Engineering.
From ounces to four and one-half tons: Rail braces and jacks, pump and valve bodies and frames, motor frames, balls, butterflies, piping, elbows, others.
Green and set-sand mold and shell, oil & set sand core casting. Squeezer, pin-lift and floor molding. Fixed and loose patterns. Gating and risering, hot topping and venting. Centrifugals. Microalloying. Normalization, solution annealing, and aging treatments. Furnace repair and calibration.
PROCUREMENT ENGINEERING Two and one-half years. Manufacturing (construction), stamping, nuclear power.
Developed and implemented SOPs and BOPs for metallurgical and procurement engineering, receipt inspection, marking and transportation systems. Performed vendor inspection, audits and surveillance. Cost-cutting measures include elimination of middleman vendors, processes and process steps, and EOQ. ISO & AISC quality system development.
Materials procured/specified include parts for actuators, compressors, diesel generators, pumps, valves, reactor vessel. Graphite gaskets, graphite grease. Welding equipment and consumables. Computer ROM & RAM, PCI cards, processor, motherboard, networking services. Dispositioned scrap.
Aluminum, stainless, steel, zinc.
Commercial and nuclear grade.
TECHNICAL WRITING Twenty years. Legally literate.
Developed and implemented SOPs and BOPs for metallurgical and procurement engineering, receipt inspection, marking and transportation systems. Vendor inspection, audits and surveillance. Wrote operations, QA & technical manuals, and quotes. Advertising and sales brochures. Successful grant, purchasing and sales proposals. Data mining and manipulation for marketing and sales. R&D reports. Failure analysis and FMEA. Product-liability research for successful litigation. Newsletters and tutorials. Website development and tutorials, and maintenance. SEO—including LSA, LSI and other techniques. ESL training documents. Resumes. Syllabi. Seminar write-up and presentation.
Introductions, tables, tables of content, library and book indexes. Documentation. Template, inventory and list compilation. Broadsheet layout. Editing. Structural. Patent translation.
Konquerer, TOR. On occasion, use Chrome and Chromium, Edge,K-Meleon, Midori, Opera, Safari.
Automotive and Industrial Mechanics Over forty vehicles owned, operated and repaired--including cars, motorcycles and trucks. Teardown and repairs include: Brakes, emissions, engine, exhaust, fuel and water pumps, automatic transmission, engine and wheel bearings, wiring.
PARTIAL LIST OF EQUIPMENT OPERATED, REPAIRED OR INSPECTED Information Technology Servers. Routers, switches and hubs. Cables: splicers and wire. Frames, towers, cases. External and external, spinning drives and SSDs. Power sources. UPSs. Keyboards, processors, non-volatile and volatile memory.
PARTIAL LIST OF PROCESSES Alkylation and Cracking. Nuclear fission.
EDUCATION BA in Linguistics BE in Metallurgy AAS in NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) Technical Diploma in Welding Technical Diploma in Automotive Servicing
Continuing Welding Metallurgy Network and Server Administration, CAD, CNC, PLC, Programming.
DALF, ICC, University of Iowa
Universidade Federal do Brasil
FSI (ILR), University of Iowa
Seven years' in Brazil, France, Paraguay and Sweden.
Certified Quality Auditor
American Society for Quality
Six Sigma Green Belt
American Society for Quality
Green Manufacturing Specialist
Society for Manufacturing Engineers
Certified Welding Inspector
American Welding Society
Certified Quality Engineer
American Society for Quality
AFFILIATIONS American Foundry Society American Institute of Steel Constructors American Society for Mechanical Engineers American Society for Metals American Society for Non-Destructive Testing American Society for Quality American Welding Society Forging Industry Association National Association for Corrosion Engineers National Association for Surface Finishing Society of Manufacturing Engineers Society for Protective Coatings Steel Founders Society of America
PUBLICATIONS Web LSA-Translations.com ManufacturingROIs.com WeldingROIs.com HeatLossPrevention.com Others
UNPUBLISHED A Contemporary and Partial Review of English and French Idiomatic Expressions 300 pages--including a 50-page, three-column, seven-point index.