Linguist Job Description

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

Last update : July 14, 2023

Linguist Job Description

A linguist is a person whose job it is to understand, describe, and abstractly analyze languages.

Linguists work in a variety of occupations, including translators and interpreters, language teachers, speech pathologists, speech writers, researchers, and linguists at government agencies.

Most linguists, however, are university instructors who teach students how to speak and understand different languages.

Many linguists also conduct research into how language works.

Linguists learn language by living and speaking in a second language.

It’s natural for them to want to communicate in the languages they have learned.

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Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Linguist to come and help us with our project. We need someone who is an expert in linguistics and can help us to understand the nuances of language.

Linguist Duties:

  • Track, identify, and resolve problems
  • Recommend and implement solutions to complex issues
  • Conduct studies, research, and investigations
  • Create reports and correspondence
  • Integrate solutions with company policies, procedures, and practices
  • Created and disseminate policies, procedures, and practices
  • Identify and monitor trends in the organization
  • Develop standards and policies for usage
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluating compliance
  • Develop, review, and approve vendor selection
  • Collaborate with management, external agencies, and other departments
  • Provide assistance and direction to others
  • Monitor and evaluate communication
  • Provide management with feedback

Linguist Responsibilities:

  • 1-2 years of professional experience as a translator or interpreter
  • 1-2 years of experience with document translation
  • 1-2 years of experience with oral interpretation
  • Ability to translate and transcribe accurately and professionally
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Requirements And Skills:

  • Translate a wide range of technical documents, including medical, legal, and software documentation, from English to French
  • Work independently and as part of a team, and communicate with translators in other departments
  • Research and document terminology for departmental use and quality assurance
  • Perform quality assurance checks
  • Ensure all translations adhere to client guidelines and standard operating procedures
  • Coordinate with customer care representatives to ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion
  • Meet all deadlines for translation and review, and document all translation activities and deadlines
  • Meet with clients, discuss their needs and expectations, and translate messages as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality of source and target language content
  • Provide status updates to management on project status
  • Maintain accurate, current, and complete records of translation
  • Attend and participate in translation training

We at Company Name are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong, successful team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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