Translator Workers Needed in Canada By Winston Hawthorne & Co. Immigration Corp

We are looking for a Translator to interpret written and audio pieces in different languages, making sure to maintain their original meaning, format and tone.

Translator responsibilities include reading and thoroughly understanding the context of given material, using specialized dictionaries and translation tools and proofreading finished pieces of work. To be successful in this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and be fluent in at least two languages in addition to your native language.

Ultimately, you will provide ready-to-use translated content that meets our internal needs and helps us reach a broader audience.

Responsibilities

  • Read given material and research industry-specific terminology
  • Convert text and audio recordings from one language to one or more others
  • Ensure translated content conveys original meaning and tone
  • Prepare subtitles for videos and online presentations
  • Cross-reference specialized dictionaries and translation tools to check quality of translation
  • Proofread translated texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy
  • Follow up with internal team members and clients to ensure translation meets their needs
  • Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format (e.g. font and structure)
  • Network with field experts to stay current on new translation tools and practices

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Translator, Interpreter or similar role
  • Fluency in at least two languages in addition to your native language
  • Excellent proofreading skills with the ability to identify grammar, spelling and punctuation errors
  • Good knowledge of content editing tools
  • Familiarity with translation software
  • Time-management skills
  • BSc in Translation, Interpreting or similar field
  • Additional certification in Linguistics is a plus

Job details

  •  Location Abbotsford, BC
  •  Salary$$27.60HOUR hourly for 35 to 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employmentPermanent employment
    Full time
  •  Shift
  •  Start dateStarts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2049560

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor’s degree

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting
Private company, corporation or industry
Terminology Specialization
Management of linguistic information; Distribution of linguistic information; Terminological research
Translation Specialization
Business
Work Samples
Writing sample; Published work; Example of completed work; Work sample specific to job
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large caseload; Tight deadlines
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people
Translators and Translators-Revisers Specific Skills
Translate a variety of written material; Maintain the content, context and style of the original material; Revise and correct translated material; Perform quality control and proofreading
Terminologists Specific Skills
Identify the terminology used in a field of activity; Conduct terminological research on a given subject or in response to inquiries; Manage, update and circulate linguistic information; Provide consultative services to translators, interpreters and technical writers
Interpreters Specific Skills
Interpret oral communication from one language to another aloud or using electronic equipment; Provide interpretation services in court
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Accurate; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement; Organized

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

info@winstonhawthorne.com

Advertised until

2022-06-10