Vorobiev - Translator, Interpreter (Legal, Finance, Military. Energy) - Nepean, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Oleg Vorobiev

Nepean, Ottawa, ON, Canada


Translator, Interpreter (Legal, Finance, Military. Energy)

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


legal, finance, energy, military

Work History

Department of National Defence Canada

Was contracted by the Department to write monthly reviews of a major publication of the Russian Ministry of Defence. The reviews focused on factual, technological and other information and data that appeared in the above Russian Ministry of Defence publication.

Freelance Interpreter/Translator

EMS Technologies

an Ottawa-based company that produced and marketed high-speed terminals and aviation antennas. In its extensive business relations with Russian partners EMS Technologies needed a lot of manuals and technical documentation translated into Russian. Part of my contract work with EMS Technologies involved technical writing.
Accredited at the Translations Bureau, Department of Public Works and Government Services of Canada.
Present - Freelance Interpreter/Translator.

Immigration and Refugee Board Canada

Was contracted by the Board as interpreter at quasi-judicial hearings held to determine on granting the refugee status to persons applying for asylum in Canada. Applied for and received Enhanced Security Clearance.


The Yeltsin Democracy Fellowship Programme

Lead Translator

Journal Russian Petroleum Investor, Los-Angeles, USA

My responsibilities were essentially the same as earlier in 1992-1994.


Security Studies, Garmisch-Partenkichen

(Munich), Germany. As a prerequisite for employment at the Centre passed consecutive and simultaneous interpretation/translation exam at the Department of State (the USA) and was accredited to providing interpretation for high-ranking US government officials. The Centre is a joint project of the State Department, US Defence Department, NATO's Supreme Command and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defence of Germany, providing a forum for high-level meetings and discussions between ministers, heads of ministries' departments, NATO, US, German, Russian and FSU military commanders.


Russian Petroleum Investor

a Journal specialising in the energy sector (with an emphasis on oil and gas production, processing, delivery, pipeline transport, legal framework) in Russia and the former Soviet Union (FSU), published in Los-Angeles, USA/Moscow, Russia.

Official Interpreter/Translator of the EBRD/Gazprom

Novacor Pipeline Diagnostics Project

Novacor, a major Calgary-based pipeline operator at that time, was contracted by Russia's Gazprom, one of the world's largest natural gas producer and pipeline operator, to diagnose Gazprom's pipeline system. The project was funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Research Fellow

Institute of State and Law of the USSR

Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Specialized in the Constitutional Law of Great Britain and the USA. Granted Associate Professorship status at St.Anthony's College, Oxford University (England) where I researched theoretical and factual materials related to freedom of expression and the status and responsibilities of the Commissioner for Human Rights, and worked on my doctoral theses. Co-authorship of joint Russian/US monographs on human rights.


English Language Interpretation and Translation Desk. Institute of Social Sciences

of English and Swedish languages; Head of the English Language Interpretation and Translation Desk. Institute of Social Sciences, Moscow, Russia. As part of my responsibilities, on numerous occasions I was assigned to provide simultaneous and consecutive interpretation, both inside the USSR and abroad, for high-ranking government officials and business executives.

Qualifications & Certifications

Moscow State Linguisric University, Translators/Interpreters Department

Willis College of Business and Technology

Foreign Languages

Moscow State Linguistic University

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