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Member since Aug '06

Working languages:
English to Czech
Slovak to Czech
Czech to English
Slovak to English

Jan Kolbaba
Experience is the best teacher

Czech Republic
Local time: 14:49 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Czech Native in Czech
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I'm a professional full-time freelance translator with vast experience in handling technical translations and and I've been providing my quality services to all my clients since 2002. My main areas of focus are in automotive, trucks, agricultural, construction or heavy machinery and also software & hardware, audio & video (see below) but I'm able to handle many other areas as well.

My technical education and in-depth knowledge of technical terminology, combined with several years of expertise, active collaboration with many engineering technicians, as well as direct clients and agencies have taught me that quality, a deep understanding of front-end technologies, accuracy, reliability and meeting deadlines are the most important factors for manufacturers, agencies and the ultimate market. By using the professional equipment (CAT and Quality Management Tools), developing and maintaining vast terminology databases and translation memories, I ultimately guarantee unmitigated consistency of the terminology even while handling the largest technical translation projects.

I don´t provide translations for the fields of finance, banking, law or economics.

As well as being an enthusiastic translator I'm also a passionate motorcyclist who never refuses a glass of good, cold beer or a medium steak.

Please feel free to visit my web sites www.transl-services.com where you'll find all the information you need.



Specialization
agricultural and construction machinery
trucks
software & website localization
civil engineering
training materials
metal cutting & surface treatment
software & hardware
Web-pages
patents
data sheets
audio & video
operation, maintenance and safety manuals
automotive
oil and Gas
hydraulics
heavy machinery
electronics
Position

Full-time freelance technical translator
Language Lead for TIDB (Technical Information Database) and CNH (Case New Holland) projects
Proofreader
Editor
Localizer
Translator evaluator
Project manager

Contact
E-mail: jackol@transl-services.com
ICQ number: 66 908 831
SKYPE: jackol22
www.transl-services.com
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: 765
PRO-level pts: 717


Top languages (PRO)
English to Czech483
Czech to English168
Slovak to English50
English to Slovak8
Czech to Dutch4
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Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering547
Other95
Marketing16
Medical16
Science12
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering153
Automotive / Cars & Trucks82
Construction / Civil Engineering68
Engineering (general)59
Electronics / Elect Eng35
Paper / Paper Manufacturing24
Engineering: Industrial22
Pts in 33 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects4
With client feedback3
Corroborated3
100% positive (3 entries)
positive3
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation4
Language pairs
English to Czech4
Specialty fields
Mechanics / Mech Engineering1
Computers: Software1
Electronics / Elect Eng1
Agriculture1
Automotive / Cars & Trucks1
Other fields
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    Oct 6



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