Translation Expert

CDM Smith


Ref: NP126-135

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

General Description:
- Responsible for the translation of various documents and letters primarily from English to Arabic or vice versa against the Programme or Project(s) as required.
- Act as an interpreter in meetings. if required.
- Interpret written or spoken material into one or more other languages, ensures meaning and context are maintained, create glossaries or term dictionaries, and possess knowledge of multiple languages.
- Establish and maintain the Project Translation Register.

Job Responsibilities:
- Reads or listens to material in one language, ascertains understanding of the meaning and context of that material, and converts it into a second language, making sure to preserve the original meaning.
- Translates online, video, and television media by providing subtitles.
- Consults with subject matter experts and other colleagues to understand specialized concepts and translate them appropriately.
- Refers to online translation tools for additional assistance with translation.
- Follows up with clients to ensure satisfaction and understanding.
- Uses highly specialized translation software to encourage efficiency and consistency.
- Adheres to industry quality standards established by the Association of Translation Companies to ensure that all completed work follows legal and ethical obligations.
- Translates a variety of documents including literary, legal, research, technical, scientific, educational, and commercial materials.


Required Skills and Competencies:
- Demonstrable history of working within a large team with multidisciplinary projects.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills to build and maintain excellent working relationships within complex structures, internally and with various project stakeholders.

Mandatory Requirements:
- Minimum of 7 years experience in translation services with some previous technical experience.
- Bachelor's Degree, Fluency in at Least Two Languages (English & Arabic are a must), Written and Verbal Communication, Understanding of Grammar, Knowledge of Specific Subjects, Interpersonal Communication, Accuracy, Attention to Detail, Software Proficiency, Motivation, Ability to Meet Deadlines, Ability to Work Under Pressure.
- In-depth knowledge and experience of government procedures.
- The Client-side experience
- Ability to type 60 wpm at the minimum.

Desirable requirements
- Experience working in Qatar and/or the Gulf region.

About the Company

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

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