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Transcription Services

Company: A-Tech Systems, Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTranscription Services - We are looking for both Part-time and Full-Time CandidatesThe successful candidate will be able to provide the transcription of pre-recorded material from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Asylum interviews that are conducted between Asylum Applicants and Asylum Officers. The recorded material may consist of foreign languages, difficult dialects, or challenging audio recordings. While the audio recordings may contain foreign spoken languages, the contractor shall be responsible for transcribing the spoken English portions only.General Requirements Capable of transcribing Asylum recorded interviews from audio recorded material. The average interview recording is expected to be 3 hours in length, however interviews may be shorter or considerably longer. Transcriptions of recordings are expected to average 100 pages in length but will also vary by interview duration. The expected volume of recordings is approximately 3500 (estimate). Transcriptions are required to be completed within five (5) business days. Expedited requests are required within two (2) business days. The majority of the recordings will include both English and foreign languages spoken during Asylum interviews. Interpreters may be involved to interpret the foreign language between the participants. The candidate is responsible for transcribing the English language portions of the interviews only. The candidate shall transcribe verbatim everything that is spoken in English during the interview unless the USCIS POC or Contracting Officer''s Representative (COR) requests otherwise. The candidate shall be furnished a DHS Personal Identification Verification (PIV) card in order to complete the work. Work will be completed utilizing USCIS'' Citrix work environment Workplace As A Service (WPAAS). All work must be completed within the USCIS Network all data will be maintained in the USCIS network only. You will not be able to transfer files outside of the USCIS network for processing. Interviews will be recorded and stored in USCIS systems that you will be granted access to. Recordings will be converted to an appropriate format by USCIS conducive to transcription and stored in a manner accessible to the candidate in order to perform transcription services. All recordings will remain within USCIS approved data storage locations. Resultant transcripts will be submitted by candidate to the approved USCIS data storage location. You will use a spell check verification word processing software package on every transcript. The transcribed data shall exactly match the official transcript, with page and line numbers in proper sequence, page by page, and line by line. Sample format/s will be included in Appendices as necessary. The candidate will also be capable of annotating timestamps or time interval markers in transcriptions (such as every 10 minutes or 15 minutes. Specific interval will be provided by USCIS POC or COR) The Contractor shall ensure accuracy of transcripts prior to delivery and correct and errors. In the event the content cannot be transferred to the designated USCIS data storage location, the content must be transferred as a password protected Microsoft Word document to the COR or other designated user via USCIS Outlook email. Company DescriptionA-Tech Systems, Inc. (A-Tech) is a professional service firm, comprised of skilled professionals with extensive experience in IT support, information assurance, business solutions, human resources, and logistics services. Established in 2002, A-Tech is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. A-Tech has built its reputation by providing quality Information Technology (IT) services and products to Federal, State and Local government agencies as well as commercial clients. As of 2014, A-Tech has successfully graduated from the 8(a) program. A-Tech is rapidly expanding in both government and commercial markets as a provider of technology services and products.

Keywords: A-Tech Systems, Inc., Rockville , Transcription Services, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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