NOW Recruiting Professional Local Interpreters- PITTSBURGH

Echo International, a leader in offering professional and reliable interpreting services, is seeking experienced and highly motivated individuals for consecutive, whispered, and simultaneous freelance interpreting assignments in Pittsburgh and the surrounding tri-state area. Echo International works with only the most qualified interpreting professionals. To apply, email your resume and cover letter along with contact information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include specific information about your experience in each of the following areas.

Specify the language combinations you interpret, including your mother tongue and regions/locales.

  • French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German
  • Asian and Southeast Asian languages (Karen and Burmese specifically)
  • Slavic and Baltic languages
  • Scandinavian/Nordic languages
  • Arabic
  • African languages/dialects
  • Sign Language
  • Indian languages/dialects
  • Haitian Creole

Subject matter specialists are preferred. Specify in which of the subject areas below you are proficient.

  • Accounting, auditing, and banking
  • Automotive, machinery, and tools
  • Chemical, nuclear, and fossil fuel
  • Court, judicial
  • Civil engineering and steelmaking
  • Customer service
  • Economics and finance
  • Medical instruments and pharmaceuticals
  • Social services
  • Trademarks and copyrights
  • Other…

Specify the interpreting settings for which you would consider yourself most qualified:

  • Legal depositions and trials
  • Confidential matters
  • Business meetings and seminars
  • Factory tours
  • Medical appointments and social services
  • Negotiations and presentations


Echo International requires that their interpreting professionals meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years ongoing interpreting experience (some exceptions may apply)
  • Legally able to work in the United States (social security/tax number)
  • Fluent in both source and target languages, preferred native in target language
  • Proven ability to convey the cultural and emotional intent of the original message
  • Specialist in various industries and content fields
  • Professional, able to be trusted with confidential or sensitive information
  • Able to provide two to three professional references


Competitive and is negotiable. Based on experience.


This is a contract/freelance (1099) position

To apply

Please send an updated résumé or CV, any copies of related certificates or diplomas and 2 professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Reference ‘Interpreting Applicant’ in the subject line.

About Echo International

Since 1984, Echo International has successfully provided reliable and professional interpreting support for a wide range of local, national, and international corporations and in a variety of settings. Global organizations rely on Echo International for qualified and experienced interpreters with numerous language combinations.

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