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  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18393

The HT Group is currently looking for Interpreter – Bilingual (Korean) who have experience in commercial construction for a multi-billion-dollar semiconductor expansion north of Austin. This is the largest construction project in Texas and one of the largest in the US.  Our client offers 100% paid benefits for you and your family, as well as an opportunity to get paid for working overtime for any hours, worked beyond 8 hours per day. These are full-time direct-hire positions. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to work with one of the premier brands in technology and the semiconductor industry today!

Benefits:

  • Salary & Paid benefits 
  • Eligible for 2 bonuses per year
  • Relocation Offered

JOB OBJECTIVES

  • Responsible for the interpretation in meetings and translation on documents for the smooth progress and completion of the construction project
  • Translating information in Korean and in English, verbally or in writing

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acting as the interpreter between company and collaborating companies, and subcontract companies in meetings that are held at least 2-3 times a week (could vary)
  • Translating documents both in Korean to English and English to Korean
  • Providing parties with clear and exact translations of written materials, and interpretations of verbal communication with no additions or omissions.
  • Coordinate meetings, sending emails to external companies or any other interested parties
  • Recording meeting minutes (MOM) and the agenda for meetings, daily activity logs and other documentation.
  • Researching project related information (news monitoring, searching for information of contractors, etc. information required for the project)
  • Supporting the Project Director
  • Supporting the Project Team with daily, weekly, monthly reports, databases, and any other reports
  • RFI for each construction, Submittal Follow up when needed
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the Company

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Korean/English bilingual is a must (Native proficiency including writing and reading)
  • 2-3 Years of experience required in any office/site environment (engineering degree preferred but not mandatory, experience working in a Korean company or working as an interpreter preferred)
  • Strong ability to multitask and complete deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and communication skills
  • Demonstration of strong compliance to procedures and guidelines
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, demanding environment with a mixed culture
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and follow-ups
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive grasp and/or high interest in the plant industry terminology, idiomatic expressions, and contextual usage for effective interpretation/communication
  • Having strong ownership and having a proactive attitude with a risk-managing mindset
  • Analytical thinking and demonstrated ability to solve problems
  • Proficiency in MS Office, PDF Programs (especially Excel)

Desirable/Preferred Skills

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience of related field
  • Experience in manufacturing/construction projects
  • Experience in overseas/domestic EPC project experience
  • International and multi-cultural experience a plus
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural surrounding
  • Familiarity with programs such as Trimble, Procore
  • A person who has no difficulty commuting to and from the field office
  • A person who can work overtime if necessary for job performance
  • A person who can work on weekends if require

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