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LINGUIST List 18.2864

Tue Oct 02 2007

Jobs: Spanish & Translation: Translator, McNeil Technologies

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        1.    Matthew Curis, Spanish & Translation: Translator, McNeil Technologies, Chantilly, VA, USA

Message 1: Spanish & Translation: Translator, McNeil Technologies, Chantilly, VA, USA
Date: 01-Oct-2007
From: Matthew Curis <mcurismcneiltech.com>
Subject: Spanish & Translation: Translator, McNeil Technologies, Chantilly, VA, USA
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University or Organization: McNeil Technologies
Department: Intelligence and Language Center
Web Address: http://www.mcneiltech.com

Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): English (eng)
Spanish (spa)


Spanish Translators/Transcribers/Interpreters

McNeil Inc is currently recruiting Spanish
Translators/Transcribers/Interpreters for assignments in Chantilly, VA.
Must have an active security clearance; DSS secret preferred.

Job Description:
- Position requires monitoring, translating, transcribing, interpreting,
performing translation/transcription quality control and performing
validating services. Linguist shall be responsible for monitoring a varying
number of sources during any given shift.
- Provide reliable and accurate translations, transcriptions, and/or
summaries of source materials into English. Linguists will perform
multifunctional duties: i.e. when not interpreting, you may be required to
translate or transcribe source materials/documents and/or perform quality
control functions on documents/materials completed by other linguists.
- Perform as required, administrative duties related to tasks. Such duties
may include, but are not limited to, placing log sheets, line sheets,
duplicating tapes and/or summaries into binders, copying and stapling
related paperwork.

Qualifications for Linguist:
- Undergrad degree or Graduate education: Major study in Spanish from an
English speaking college or university, English from a college or
university in other countries, or translating or interpreting where English
and Spanish were prerequisites
- Specialized experience in translating, interpreting, or other work
requiring the use of English and Spanish language.
- An excellent command of the English language with ability to provide
clear and concise oral and written communication.
- Ability to comprehend Spanish with native or near-native ability and
ability to follow accurately the basic elements of conversations and
telephone calls.
- Skills necessary to read and comprehend Spanish with native or
near-native ability, and to read and understand various text types.
- Ability to comprehend slang and colloquial expressions in the Spanish
language and translate them to English.
- Basic typing/word processing skills.
- Candidate must successfully pass a Government background investigation.

Salary: $25.25/hour including benefits
Relevant Work Experience: 3-5 Years
Percent Travel: 0-25%
Relocation Authorized: No
Primary Industry Experience: Federal Govt
Secondary Industry Experience: Law Enforcement
Primary Functional Experience:Linguist / Interpreter
Secondary Functional Experience: Language / Linguistics
Primary Location: See Above
Citizen of: USA
Clearance: DSS Secret

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2007 (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: mcurismcneiltech.com
Contact Information:
Recruiter Matthew Curis
Email: mcurismcneiltech.com
Phone: 703-921-1630
Fax: 703-778-8082

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