Job Description :
The Taiwan Patriot Training Team Interpreter will execute interpretation duties as required in support of the 27X (MOS) training course.
The translator will translate highly technical Patriot Weapon System concepts, and maintenance procedures from English to Taiwan Mandarin and vice-versa.
This position will be located in Taiwan with initial on-boarding and training located in Lawton, OK
Interprets English to Taiwan Mandarin and vice versa (spoken word) and the thoughts expressed incorporating cultural influences, consulting dictionaries, thesauri, and reference material as needed.
Prepares for translation by studying text, Lesson Plans, and Student Guides to be interpreted.
Interpret for meetings between US Personnel and Taiwan Military Officers (as needed).
Required Qualifications :
Ability to work effectively and meet deadlines.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills required
Ability to multitask and adapt to changing schedules and environment.
4 years experience interpreting English to Taiwan Mandarin and vice-versa.
Ability to communicate fluently, orally and in writing in Taiwan Mandarin and English.
Working knowledge of MS Office (MS PowerPoint and MS Word).
Advanced knowledge of cultural standards and customs of the international region to understand colloquialisms and slang words.
US citizenship is required as this position needs an active / current US SECRET Clearance as of day one of employment
Desired Qualifications :
Previous military experience in a Taiwan
Current knowledge of military and technical terminology
Platform Instructional techniques
Required Education (including Major) :
Master’s degree and four (4) years of related experience, or six (6) years related experience with a Bachelor’s degree.
Work experience may be accepted in lieu of BA / BS education requirement.