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Spanish Linguist at Language Line LLC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:

Exciting career opportunities in the language access industry are waiting for you at LanguageLine Solutions. Whether you work in the corporate office, in one of our satellite offices, at our Interpreting Call Centers, or work from home, you can help make a difference in someone's life every second of every day.

Job Description

Position Summary

The incumbent is a key member of the Operations team and is responsible for translating, proofreading, and reviewing customer documents from Spanish into English. The linguist may also be required to assess client linguistic feedback, as well as translations provided by other LLTS vendors. As an in-house linguistic expert for Spanish into English, the incumbent will serve as a mentor to the Operations team, and will provide Project Managers with the linguistic feedback necessary to fulfill all client project deliveries within promised timelines.

The incumbent is expected to exercise initiative, discretion and independent judgment in carrying out their duties. The Spanish into English Linguist position is critical to the overall success of the company.

Central to the Spanish into English Linguist's job description will be ensuring that project requirements are met and that target translations are delivered on time, within budget, and to acceptable quality standards. Strong communication skills are essential for dealing concurrently with the large number of queries and people that are involved in servicing multiple projects and client.

Primary Duties

The primary responsibility of the Spanish into English Linguist is the ability to expertly support all phases of the translation process from the source text into the target language. During the translation process, the linguist shall:

  • Translate, proofread, and review customer documents from Spanish into English.

  • Assess client feedback related to Spanish into English projects and help with direct remediation where appropriate.

  • Assess the translations provided by other LLTS vendors when needed.

  • Work directly with the Project Managers to develop a schedule for projects and assure that adequate communication lines are used during projects.

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the President, Operations Manager, Director of Engineering, Solutions Manager or Process Manager.

  • Aid LanguageLine sales and production team members in developing terminology guidelines to guarantee consistency, accuracy, and target-audience acceptability of the terminology used in the translation process(es).

  • Provide management with feedback and recommendations on necessary changes to streamline and/or improve the company's processes, procedures, and services.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • At least 5 years of full-time professional experience translating content.

  • Advanced proficiency in one of the major translation platforms (Trados, MemoQ, DéjàVu, WordFast, etc.)

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook).

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workloads.

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Native speaker of US English with good understanding of Spanish from various countries.

  • US-based with no need for visa sponsorship

  • Financial and/or Healthcare experience

  • Formatting skills a plus.

  • MTPE experience a plus.

If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact the Corporate Recruiting Team at .

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race. color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract.

VEVRAAFederal Contractor requesting appropriate employment service delivery systems, such as state workforce agencies and local employment delivery systems, to provide priority referrals of protected veterans.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)

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