Member since Nov '04

Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian (monolingual)

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April 2021

Alexander Konosov
Excellence based on Engineering exp

Sámara, Samarskaya Oblast', Russian Federation
Local time: 05:35 SAMT (GMT+4)

Native in: Russian (Variant: Standard-Russia) Native in Russian
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This person is a top KudoZ point holder in English to Russian
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Copywriting, Translation, Website localization, Software localization, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Transcreation, Subtitling, Native speaker conversation, Transcription
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksComputers: Software
Electronics / Elect EngEngineering (general)
Engineering: IndustrialIT (Information Technology)
ManufacturingMechanics / Mech Engineering
Automation & RoboticsPetroleum Eng/Sci

English to Russian - Rates: 0.06 - 0.12 EUR per word / 20 - 30 EUR per hour
Russian - Rates: 0.03 - 0.06 EUR per word / 20 - 30 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 5283, Questions answered: 2191, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, MasterCard, Visa, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Glossaries Automotive, Economy Policy, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Engineering, English-Russian Project Management Dictionary, General, IT, Law, Machining
Translation education Master's degree - Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University
Experience Years of experience: 30. Registered at Dec 2002. Became a member: Nov 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Russian (Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU))
Memberships SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Aegisub, Amara, AutoCAD, CaptionHub, Catalyst, DejaVu, EZTitles, FinalSub, fiveLoadSub, FrameMaker, Google Translator Toolkit, Helium, IBM CAT tool, Idiom, Lingotek, Localizer, LocStudio, Lokalise, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, MetaTexis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, MovieCaptioner, OmegaT, Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, FrameMaker, PageMaker, Photoshop, Passolo, Poliscript, Powerpoint, PROMT, Translation Center, QuarkXPress, SDL Online Translation Editor, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Smartcat, Smartling, STAR Transit, Subtitle Edit, Subtitle Editor, Subtitle Workshop, titlebee, Titlevision Submachine, Transifex, Translation Exchange, Translation Workspace, Wincaps Q4, Wordfast, XTM
Forum posts 6 forum posts
Professional practices Alexander Konosov endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)

Accomplished, versatile Translator with 24 years of experience in Engineering, Business and IT translation. Professional education and proven practice in Automotive & Mechanical Engineering. First career in engineering, subsequently turned to translation and editing. Currently provide 2,500 words a day for major international agencies and clients. Great experience in translation of manuals.

Translation of Business documents, Operation and Maintenance Manuals, Specifications, Standards, Patents, Technical Documentation, Product Sheets, Catalogues and Training materials in wide range of equipment, machines and tools.
Some recent translation assignments have included:
AUTOMOTIVE: Service Bulletins, Field Service Tips, Workshop Manuals, Owner's and Driver's Handbooks, Diagnostic System messages and Release Notes, Pre-delivery & Recall Bulletins, Specifications, Parts Catalogues, Warranty Policies, Tech Training and eLearning courses on Vehicle Systems, etc. (Toyota, Mazda, Ford, Jaguar and Land Rover, Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, Volvo Construction Equipment, Iveco, Caterpillar, John Deere, Doosan, Bobcat, Bosch, TRW, SAFT, SKF, Delphi, Denso, etc.)
AUTOMATION & ROBOTICS: CNC Control Instruction Manual, PLC User’s Manual (Hardware Description), Modules Installation Sheets (CPU, I/O, power supply, interface, etc.), PLC Programming Software Manual, Industrial Panel PC User Manual, Robot Safety Manual, etc. (Mitsubishi Electric, Shneider Electric, Honeywell, Kawasaki, IEI Technology Corp.)
DIGITAL IMAGING & COMPUTER EQUIPMENT and IT: SW/UI/Drivers strings, Customer Documentation, Knowledge Bases, Sales & Analyst Training course, User, Reference and Service manuals, help files, etc. (Xerox, HP, Linx, Microsoft, Dell, Samsung, Panasonic, LG)
INDUSTRY EQUIPMENT: Generators (Installation, Servicing and Maintenance Manuals), Shaft Alignment Machines (Manuals), Mail Inserter (Operator Manual and UI strings), Machine Tools (datasheets, press releases and website), High-Pressure Water Jet Machines (Operating Manuals), High-Pressure Plunger Pumps (Instructions & Documentation Package), Refrigerators (Service Bulletins, Installation Manuals and Product Training), Tapping Crane (Operating Manual), Water and Oil Temperature Controllers (Manuals and Brochures), Heat Exchangers & Pump Heads (User’s Manuals), Industrial Engines (Operation and Maintenance Manuals), Filtering Units (Operating and Maintenance Instructions), etc. (Cummins, FG Wilson, Haas, SKF, Carrier Transicold, Masterfelx, Neopost, Caterpillar, Woma, Cosema, URACA, KITO, Eurochiller, Bottarini, Demag, Kelvin, Losma, Pavarini, etc.)

Average daily capacity is 2,500 words (rush job up to 3,500 words). Demonstrated ability to work under continual deadline constraints, to complete assignments on time and with high quality. Effective Russian style especially in technical related areas. Correct, accurate and consistent use of terminology and professional style.

References and samples are available upon request.

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This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 5619
PRO-level pts: 5283

Language (PRO)
English to Russian5209
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Automotive / Cars & Trucks786
Engineering (general)741
Mechanics / Mech Engineering488
Engineering: Industrial432
Electronics / Elect Eng424
Petroleum Eng/Sci202
Automation & Robotics133
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