Technical Translator, Moscow, Russia

  • Date:10 August 2020
  • Place of work: Russia - Russian Federation

Job Title:

Technical Translator

Date of issue:


Reports to:

Document Control Team Leader

Job Location:

Moscow, Russia

Job type/Contract:



Normal working hours schedule

Salary range:

Competitive salary package with benefits


Medical insurance

Job summary/Role description

The position is open in Moscow office

Duties and responsibilities

  • Organize and perform written translation of documentation (not-project, project and other technical documentation related to project execution) in timely manner
  • Using specialized dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used
  • Using appropriate software for presentation and delivery
  • Researching legal, technical, etc. phraseology to find the correct translation
  • Proofreading and editing final translated versions
  • Providing clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text
  • Using the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process
  • Prioritizing work to meet deadlines
  • Consulting with experts in specialist areas
  • Using Translation Memory software, (e.g. SDL Trados or others) to ensure consistency of translation within documents and help efficiency
  • Contribute to the development of Company/project glossaries
  • Coordinate document transfer to/from translation agencies and check the translation quality (whenever possible)

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • University Degree
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Russian


  • 5+ years’ experience as a technical translator, in Petrochemical, Fertilizer, O&G industry

Skills and Abilities

  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cope with stress and work under tight deadlines
  • Self-motivation and proactivity

Special Requirements and Comments