Member since Oct '08

Working languages:
Spanish to Czech
Czech to Spanish
English to Czech
Czech to English
Italian to Czech

Petra van Benten Knotova
Technical & Legal +34646299013

Spain
Local time: 05:30 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Czech Native in Czech
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Listed as a translator of the Czech Embassy in Spain (website Business&Economy section)
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Law (general)Cosmetics, Beauty
Furniture / Household AppliancesTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Human ResourcesIT (Information Technology)
Tourism & TravelCertificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 69, Questions answered: 27, Questions asked: 1
Glossaries IT glossary
Translation education Master's degree - Charles University, Prague; New Mexico State University, USA
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2002. Became a member: Oct 2008.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Czech (Charles University, Prague)
Spanish to Czech (Charles University, Prague)
Czech to Spanish (University of Granada, Spain)
Czech to English (New Mexico State University, USA)
Italian to Czech (Centro G.Leopardi,Scuola di Lingua e Cult.Italiana)
Memberships Xarxa
Software Adobe Acrobat, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume Spanish (DOCX)
Professional practices Petra van Benten Knotova endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
CZECH TRANSLATOR

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

TECHNICAL:

MACHINERY:
Steam solutions (Spirax Sarco)
Vacuum solutions (Edwards, Atlas Copco)
Surface treatment plants (Sidasa)
Containers (Contenur, Faus, Pivnicka)
Machining centres (Lau-nik, Lan-bi, Masted Assembly)
Welding and plasma cutting (ESAB, Thermal Dynamics, Stoody)
Presses (Marzola, Fagor)
Conveyor belts (Convey, Biele)
Extrusion products (Alcoa)
Construction systems (Jipka)
Slitting/winding machines (Bobst Group)
Paper machine components (Lantier)
Warping machine (Johnson Controls)
Flexoprinting machinery (Enviroxi)
Hoses (Espiroflex), connectors (Lazpiur)
Electrical engineering (Soldimes, Microcomp)
Heat exchangers, roofing, forklift trucks, pressure vessels etc.

ENERGY:
Solar/Wind (Siliken Group, Eclareon, Hilti)
Waste technologies (Meri, Aqualia)
Energy micro-generation (Whispergen)
Gas stations (Red Tortuga)

AUTOMOTIVE
Tools (SEAT, CIE Automotive)
Car parts assembly lines (DURA, Grupo Antolin)
Car parts (NGK, Tenneco-Monroe)
Service documentation (Volvo Trucks)

HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES
Whirlpool, Solac, Fagor, JVC, Ufesa, Peli, Tres, Faladesa
Toys (Famosa, Borras)

Material safety data sheets
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SOFTWARE & IT:
Banking (La Caixa), cPanel web hosting software
Telecommunications (Telefónica - E-shopping software modules, web site)
Software systems (Microsoft PLC portal)
PeopleSoft - Supply Chain and Asset Lifecycle Management modules,
NTR software, Cisco Systems software, Pandora FMS monitoring, Madrid Stock Exchange)
Hardware (Conceptronic)
Optical devices (Topcon)

IN-HOUSE Sr. Translator/Editor - META4, Madrid, Spain (1999-2001)
Software products, manuals & online help: Human Resource and Knowledge Management, Payroll & Accounting
Oracle databases, Internet, development tools, object-based architecture, web sites, software security norms
Quality assurance, editing, and proofreading
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LEGAL:
Contract - new organ for St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague
International adoptions - documentation (2011 - to date)
Spanish Supreme Court sentences
Claims (divorce, mortgage, extradition, arrest warrants)
Police reports
Employment agreements
Contracts and certificates (trade, civil, property registry)
Tender-related correspondence

Certificates & diplomas
(US, Spain, Dominican Rep., Colombia, Paraguay, Venezuela, Ecuador, Equatorial Quinea, Czech Rep.)
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HUMAN RESOURCES:
Meta4 inhouse position - HR software & manuals

Job positions/training manuals (Barceló Hotels)
Codes of conduct, sustainability policy (Colfax, Lhoist, Spirax Sarco)
HR software (PeopleSoft)
Databases (Infoempleo), company policies (Univar, Applus+),
Occupational risks (Mango), training manuals (Telefónica)
Internal communication guidelines / announcements / instructions (Grupo Antolin, Edwards, Aldi)
CVs
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TEXTILE, SHOES & FASHION ACCESSORIES
Catalogues (Zara - Grupo Inditex, Chiruca)
MANGO - web site, HR standards, marketing texts
Clothes & accessories collections
Updates for Desigual, Bershka, Next

COSMETICS
Germaine de Capuccini - product descriptions, marketing, presentations
Large hair care products web site
Beauty products - Skin Science, Casmara, Suavinex, Yodeyma Paris,
Armonia Cosmética natural, Laboratorios Atache
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TOURISM:
Astana Expo 2017 materials
Project for Barceló hotels - 2016 - HR, training and job description manuals
Texts for Gran Hotel Bali, Iberostar Saidia
Europe Senior Tourism (official Spanish Govt. site)
Promotur - Turismo Canarias - web site
Texts for Iberia, Vueling, IFEMA
Infiniti travel magazine
Brochures and other tourism-related texts

TOURIST GUIDE - Valencia Region; Prague official tourist guide
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FOOD&WINE:
Blog website todareceta.es
Valencian agricultural products - Natural Sweeties website
Spanish wine-making
Food packaging & drink labels
(Telepizza, Cuétara, Cola Cao, Hornimans, Carbonell olive oil, fish products Isabel, Aguinaga, meat products)
Menu cards (Budweiser Budvar restaurant)
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BUSINESS & INSURANCE:
Edwards’ (Atlas Copco) internal magazine Connected
Czech Business & Trade magazine (Ministry of Industry and Trade)
Export Guarantee and Insurance Corporation's (EGAP) web site
Insurance agreements
Marketing and training materials
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GENERAL:
Spanish film-making (Universidad Complutense, Madrid)
Czech music (Czech Center, Madrid)
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LIAISON INTERPRETING - VALENCIA Spanish - Czech
Business meetings (Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Prague)
Import/Export - oil & food products, Alicante
Real estate - Jávea, Spain

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EDUCATION:

- MA in Spanish, New Mexico State University, USA
- MA in Translation Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep.
Minor in Education
- Erasmus (Tempus) Scholarship - Translation Dept., University of Granada, Spain
- Centro G. Leopardi (Scuola di Lingua e Cultura Italiana), Valencia - Italian language courses
- Boswell Institute (University of Utrecht, the Netherlands) - Dutch language courses
- Universidad Europea CEES, Madrid, Spain: Investment & Translation Markets seminars
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Total pts earned: 69
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Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to Czech57
Czech to Spanish12
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering31
Law/Patents19
Other16
Bus/Financial3
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering19
Law (general)11
Food & Drink8
Engineering (general)8
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng4
Government / Politics4
Insurance4
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