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Idiomas de trabajo:
inglés al español
español al inglés
inglés (monolingüe)

Jose Arnoldo Rodriguez-Carrington
Dedicated to quality and service.

Morelos, México
Hora local: 18:13 CDT (GMT-5)

Idioma materno: inglés Native in inglés, español Native in español
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Tipo de cuenta Traductor autónomo, Identity Verified Identidad verificada
Servicios Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
Especialización
Se especializa en
Automóviles / CamionesMecánica / Ing. mecánica
Certificados, diplomas, títulos, CV

Tarifas
inglés al español - Tarifas: 0.07 - 0.10 USD por palabra / 20 - 30 USD por hora
español al inglés - Tarifas: 0.07 - 0.10 USD por palabra / 20 - 30 USD por hora
Actividad en KudoZ (PRO) Puntos de nivel PRO 164, Preguntas respondidas: 152, Preguntas formuladas: 245
Muestrario Muestras de traducción: 1
Experiencia Años de experiencia de traducción: 35 Registrado en ProZ.com: Feb 2001
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credenciales inglés (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations))
Miembro de N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
URL de su página web http://www.ampersandtranslations.com
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Prácticas profesionales Jose Arnoldo Rodriguez-Carrington apoya ProZ.com's Directrices profesionales (v1.1).
Sobre mí
I was born in Mexico City. I consider English my mother tongue, literally. My mother was English and my first words were in this language. However, I am a Mexican so Spanish soon caught up.
My grade school education was at a bilingual school. My first translations were as a teenager helping my parents who occasionally did translations for Selecciones, the Spanish language edition of the Reader´s Digest, especially articles like "I am John's foot", in the medical field. I did the translation first and then my parents corrected it, I suspect very heavily. I studied architecture at the National University (UNAM) but never finished. During this time I taught English at a small language school and this prompted me to study ESOL (English as a Second Language) Teaching.
For some years I worked at the housing institute of the Federal District and later at the National Housing Institute (INDECO).
Eventually I started teaching English at private schools in Tijuana and then my wife and I opened our own English language school, where I taught English to Mexican youngsters and adults and also Spanish to American businessmen. At the same time I took jobs as a freelance translator. I translated manuals of educational materials and equipment for companies such as Aparatos S.A (Mexico)and Edusystems (USA).
After a time we moved the school to Xalapa, in Veracruz state and I continued teaching and translating.
Now our two children are grown-up and have left the nest, so we have closed the language school and moved to the country near Cuautla, in Morelos state, and I translate full time.
Some of my main clients have been sending me work for more than fifteen years. These include Oshkosh Corporation and Pierce Manufacturing. For these companies I have translated a great many technical manuals of fire trucks, ambulances, garbage trucks, concrete mixers, and other kinds of equipment, as well as contracts, bids, technical specifications and other kinds of documents.

I started translating on a typewriter and pasting illustrations on paper, looking up references in hard copy and sending my work by snail mail. The world of translation has changed a great deal since then, but I have always kept up. I consider the fact that we now have so many resources available a challenge to improve the quality of my work.
I am fully committed to doing my best and I always deliver my work when promised.
Este miembro obtuvo puntos KudoZ al ayudar a otros traductores a traducir términos de nivel PRO. Haga clic en total(es) de puntos para ver los términos traducidos.

Total de ptos. obtenidos: 192
Puntos de nivel PRO: 164


Idiomas con más puntos (PRO)
inglés al español128
español al inglés36
Campos generales con más puntos (PRO)
Técnico/Ingeniería105
Otros20
Jurídico/Patentes16
Negocios/Finanzas7
Arte/Literatura4
Puntos en 3 campos más >
Campos específicos con más puntos (PRO)
Mecánica / Ing. mecánica46
Automóviles / Camiones28
Certificados, diplomas, títulos, CV16
Energía / Producción energética8
Ingeniería (general)8
Medicina (general)4
Varios4
Puntos en 8 campos más >

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Palabras clave: technical, legal, manuals, manuales, automotriz, traducción técnica, manuales técnicos, contratos, contracts, Mexico, Mexican translator, Traductor mexicano, automotores, fire trucks, concrete mixers, camiones de bomberos, salud,




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