Interpreter Job Description

interpreter job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Interpreter Job Description

Interpreters translate spoken or sign language into another language.

Most often, interpreters serve communities with two or more language groups.

The U.


Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the median annual wage for interpreters and translators was $38,810 in 2016.

Interpreters are in high demand, and the BLS estimates an annual growth rate of 16% between 2016 and 2026.

As demand for interpreters grows, more interpreters will be needed, creating even more jobs.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an Interpreter to help us communicate with our international clients. The Interpreter will be responsible for translating spoken and written communications between English and the target language. The Interpreter will also be responsible for conveying the tone and meaning of the original message while remaining culturally sensitive.

Interpreter Duties:

  • –Translate written and technical documents from one language to another
  • Assist in the creation, development, and maintenance of document and other training materials
  • Keep abreast of industry practices and regulations

Interpreter Responsibilities:

  • Attend and document in-progress meetings, coordination meetings, progress meetings, punch walks, and safety meetings
  • Travel to site locations daily and document all activities, including field observations, discussions with subcontractors, and interviews with workers
  • Research and document regulatory and industry standards and requirements
  • Assist with travel, equipment, and material procurement and inventory
  • Conduct quality control and safety inspections, and record findings on report forms
  • Oversee preparation of final punch list and close out documents

Requirements And Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic computing skills
  • Knowledge of proper business etiquette and telephone techniques

At Company Name, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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