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The following job posts are related to the dams and levees industry.

Dams Safety Engineer

Company:

OBG

Post Date:

December 6, 2017

Location:

East Norriton, PA

OBG is currently seeking a Dam Safety Engineer in our East Norriton, PA office to support civil, hydrologic and hydraulic, and geotechnical engineering efforts associated with dam safety and flood protection projects. Duties will include conducting site inspections and writing inspection reports; performing hydrologic and hydraulic analyses; performing basic structural and geotechnical engineering evaluations; and assisting with the evaluation and design of improvements for dams, levees, and other flood protection and waterfront structures.

Skills & Qualifications: Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and 2 to 5 years of experience in civil engineering design, surface water hydrology and open channel hydraulic analysis, and/or geotechnical analysis/design, or a Master's degree in Civil or Water Resources engineering and proficiency in the use of HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS and related computer programs. Experience with dam investigations, flood studies, 2-D and 3-D hydraulic modeling, and coastal engineering would be a plus.

Primary Responsibilities: The role may include the following responsibilities:

• Inspection and field investigation of dams and appurtenant structures, downstream channels and potential flood hazard areas; and development of inspection reports

• Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of watersheds, reservoirs, dams and streams, including dam breach analysis and inundation mapping

• Site/civil engineering, including stormwater modeling, erosion and sediment control management, and flood protection measures

• Geotechnical investigation and analysis, including slope stability, seepage and settlement analysis

• Design of dam rehabilitation measures, hydraulic control structures, civil works and flood protection systems

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Structural Engineer

Company:

OBG

Post Date:

December 6, 2017

Location:

East Norriton, PA

OBG is currently seeking a Structural Engineer to support investigation, analysis, design, and construction phase engineering related to dam safety and other heavy civil works projects. Tasks would include preparation of inspection/investigation reports, performing stress and stability analyses, developing design concepts, design of concrete, steel and wood members/structures, and preparing structural details for plans and specifications.

Skills & Qualifications: BS in civil/structural engineering; experience with analysis and design of reinforced concrete structures, including dams, retaining walls, gatehouses, culverts, outlet works and related hydraulic structures; and experience with steel frame structures, sheetpile bulkheads, cofferdams, shoring systems and other heavy civil structures. Also, broad knowledge and experience with major national and industrial engineering design codes, standards, guidelines and best practices needed for design of complex structures and projects is required. Additionally, experience working in the field with Contractors/Construction Managers during project planning and construction is an asset. PE license or ability to obtain a PE license preferred. Experience with STAAD PRO, GT STRUDL or similar finite element method programs, and MathCAD, Enercalc or other engineering analysis programs, would be a plus.

Primary Responsibilities: This role will include the following primary responsibilities:

• Structural inspections and field investigations for dams and their appurtenant structures, waterfront structures, culverts and other conveyance structures, and light industrial buildings

. • Data compilation and development/production of report narratives on inspections, basis of design, presentation of data/results, and analysis summaries for design reports.

• Technical design support and project coordination on multidisciplinary design teams that typically include hydrologic/hydraulic, geotechnical, civil, environmental, and mechanical engineers.

• Analysis and design of dams, intakes, outlet works and other hydraulic conveyance and appurtenant structures; building structures that include pump houses, valve chambers, control buildings, powerhouse and other industrial plant structures; waterfront structures and bulkheads; concrete and steel earth retaining structures; cofferdams and shoring; and shallow and deep foundations.

• Pre-construction and construction phase engineering support for projects, including cost estimating and scheduling; shop drawing and RFI review; field and structural inspections for compliance with design, specifications and general regulations; and technical guidance for field inspectors/engineers.

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Engineer II, UIC Permits Section

Company:

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Post Date:

November 16, 2017

Location:

Austin, Texas

Regulates Underground Injection Control (UIC) facilities through the technical review and processing of applications; drafts or modifies permits; interacts with industry and the public; and interprets applicability of regulations and policies.  Performs moderately complex engineering work and data reviews for the UIC program, which includes providing engineering consultation regarding permitting issues.

To apply, click below for the State of Texas application, which can be emailed to jobs@tceq.texas.gov.

 

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Engineer, Dam Safety Program

Company:

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Post Date:

November 16, 2017

Location:

Austin, Texas

Conducts routine engineering work for the Critical Infrastructure Division, Dam Safety Program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Conducts detailed engineering inspections and/or evaluations of existing dams to determine safety; prepares reports and recommendations to owners and engineers; develops letters with appropriate recommendations for corrections; and interacts with owners and their engineers to complete engineering assessments of dams. Conducts and/or oversees inspections of dams under construction and/or modification to determine if construction meets the approved plans and engineering practices; develops letters and proposes appropriate recommendations for correction. Completes routine hydrologic, hydraulic, and structural studies as needed, for proposed and existing dams; prepares reports of recommendations and findings; develops letters and proposes appropriate recommendations for correction. Reviews and evaluates engineering reports submitted by dam owners and engineers. Reviews and evaluates emergency action plans for compliance with statutes, rules, and engineering standards. Responds to requests for information regarding dam safety from management, the legislature, and the public; prepares correspondence regarding engineering issues involving dam safety; provides technical assistance and public outreach to dam owners, engineering consultants, other stakeholders, and the public. Participates in public education programs. Assists in maintaining the Texas Inventory of Dams database files.

To apply, click on the link below for the application, which can be e-mail to jobs@tceq.texas.gov.

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Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

Colorado Springs Utilities

Post Date:

November 14, 2017

Location:

Colorado Springs Utilities

As a member of the Water System Operations Team you will be responsible for the Dam Safety Program for CSU’s portfolio of 26 dams. The Dam Safety Engineer reports to the Field Operations Manager and is responsible for on-going trending and analyses, asset performance, and the identification and implementation of appropriate changes and improvements.  Through regular communications, the Dam Safety Engineer establishes a collaborative working relationship with Federal, State, Contractors, and CSU staff.  Effective written and verbal communications is essential to create partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders.  Project management, conflict management, mediation, team building and negotiation tools will assist in achieving results in a collaborative spirit.

As the Dam Safety Engineer, in the Field Operations Section of Water System Operations you will:

  • Develop and maintain an effective Dam Safety Program Create and maintain strong relationships with Watershed Operators
  • Develop a systematic program for effective dam maintenance and operations Educate staff on how to convert instrumentation data into useful information
  • Work closely with State and Federal dam safety officials
  • Provide input into effectively prioritizing O&M and Capital expenditures
  • Oversee the creation of Potential Failure Mode Analyses (PFMA’s) for each dam in our system
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Civil and Geotechnical Engineering Positions

Company:

Freeport-McMoRan

Post Date:

November 14, 2017

Location:

Various

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.  The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry.  Supervise, provide technical guidance, interpret, manage projects/tasks and/or participate in activities to maintain operational performance and support Civil Engineering projects with focus on Tailings and Crushed Leach facilities.

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Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineer / Hydrologist / Dam Safety Engineer

Company:

MBS/Sealaska

Post Date:

November 8, 2017

Location:

Denver, Colorado

Managed Business Solutions is seeking is seeking a Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineer / Hydrologist / Dam Safety Engineer with water resources engineering and/or dam safety engineering experience to work on dam safety projects, specifically emergency action planning with respect to dam related failures with our onsite Program Team at the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)/Division of Water and Power (DWP) Office in Lakewood, CO.

This is a full-time/salaried, benefited opening which is fully funded and slated to begin as soon as possible. Local candidates in the Denver area are highly preferred - no third parties or agencies, please.
Responsibilities
The principal function of this role will be to provide technical support services related to hydraulic and hydrologic engineering and emergency preparedness on behalf of the U.S. BIA Branch of Dam Safety, Security, and Emergency Management (DSSEM):
• Support dam safety engineering, by supporting the multi-disciplinary needs of the BIA’s dam safety program.
• Assess existing or create new hydrologic and hydraulic dam failure scenarios, to generate and model analytic output in support of the BIA's needs.
• Advise federal management, scientists, engineers, dam tenders, and tribal members on dam safety program management as it pertains to an exhaustive scope of services in both a formal (presentation) and informal (conversational) setting.
• Multi-task across various disciplines and locations in support of dam specific project work. work within a dynamic environment, coordinate schedules that are inherent in a nationwide dam safety program.
• Communicate professionally and effectively with a variety of subject-matter experts and project contributors in a collaborative team environment.

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Practice Leader - Dams and Levees

Company:

Stantec

Post Date:

November 7, 2017

Location:

Charlotte, Chattanooga, Atlanta

This is a senior-level position that will use their industry knowledge, client relationships and expertise to assist in setting the vision and strategic direction of our Dam and Levee practice in both the US Southeast and on a national platform. The role involves identifying, developing, pursuing and winning opportunities with new and existing clientele to grow our business. The position will also assist in the execution and delivery of technically complex dam and levee infrastructure projects from concept through construction. The successful candidate will be someone with strong leadership and communication skills, market knowledge, successful history of client relations and business acumen.

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Senior Project Manager – Lower Baker Crest Improvement Project

Company:

Puget Sound Energy

Post Date:

November 6, 2017

Location:

Seattle, Washington

Senior Project Manager – Lower Baker Crest Improvement Project #77986

The PSE Dam Safety Team is looking for a Senior Project Manager to manage the Lower Baker Crest Improvement Project. This is currently one of PSE’s top 10 strategic projects and has high visibility at all levels within the company. The position will also involve managing other both O&M and Capital funded projects located at both the Baker River and Snoqualmie Hydroelectric Plants. The successful applicant will work directly within the Hydroelectric Resources Group.

Projects at this level are often high risk and address the combined interests and missions of PSE, State, County and municipal organizations, special interest groups, and various communities.

This position will initiate projects, including internal and external stakeholder commitments, demonstration of business need and project feasibility. They will lead project teams to identify time frame, methods for accomplishing the project, and allotment of available resources through various phases of the project. The Senior Project Manager will work with internal and external stakeholders to oversee the development of mitigation plans, design concepts and reports, project needs/priorities, budgets, schedules, contractor statements of work, bid documents, and the coordination of estimates. Stakeholders include federal, state and local government regulatory agencies, FERC License signatories, local tribes, FERC approved Board of Consultants, and the Snoqualmie and Baker Plant staffs. The position also requires monitoring of contracts for adherence to specified clauses and provisions.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities and promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1886. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive cafeteria-style benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assembles and leads multi-disciplinary project teams. Identifies the scope of an assigned project and decides logical action to meet project requirements and deadlines.
• Applies general rules, standards and guidelines to specific technical problems.
• Recognizes technical and administrative issues that impact the projects under their leadership, and obtains resources to mitigate project risks.
• Communicates technical information clearly and concisely to non-technical audiences, sometimes in public settings.
• Gathers, consolidates and analyzes facts in relation to project requirements.
• Support emergency response work as requested.
• Ensures all required documentation is obtained
• Oversees contracts and identifies if compliance issues require action

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Associate/Senior Civil Engineer

Company:

Turlock Irrigation District

Post Date:

November 1, 2017

Location:

Turlock, California

Under general direction from the Civil Engineering Department Manager, to plan, direct, and perform professional engineering work related to the design, construction, and maintenance of irrigation related facilities and miscellaneous project requests from other divisions/departments within the Turlock Irrigation District.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering and/or agricultural engineering.  Currently recruiting for the Associate or Senior Civil Engineer levels only.  The Associate level is usually exhibited by a person with three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience;  Senior  level is usually exhibited by a person with five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience.  In addition to the experience, possession of a valid certificate of registration as a professional engineer issued by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is required.

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Civil Engineer / Dam Engineer

Company:

Stantec

Post Date:

October 23, 2017

Location:

Williamsburg or Richmond, VA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Support local clients and pursuits in Virginia.
-Perform dam inspections.
-Lead design for dam and spillway retrofits.
-Support other studies and assessments on dams and lakes, including Dam Break Inundation Zone (DBIZ) modeling, and dam safety support.
-Support stormwater master planning at a basin or community scale.
-Lead the design and analysis of stormwater facilities.
-Support field assessments for water quality studies, watershed walkovers, stream assessments, and other projects.
-Support floodplain evaluations, including modeling and agency coordination.
-Provide stormwater regulatory compliance and permit support.
-Conduct peer and quality reviews on all applicable projects.
-Provide superior client management.
-Plan and manage tasks.
-Support other Business Centers with water resources/drainage tasks.
-Assist in business development and project/task pursuits for municipal water resources clients.
-Assist in developing technical proposals.
-Participate in industry and stakeholder groups for water resources issues.
-Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by management.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
-Bachelor of Science (minimum) in Civil or Water Resources Engineering or other closely related degree required.
-Professional Licensure (P.E.) required.
-Course work and experience in hydraulics, hydrology, water quality and stormwater management, and related subjects preferred.
-Geotechnical Engineering course work or experience is a plus.
-SWM and ESC certification(s) through the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is a plus.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:
-5-10 years’ prior experience

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Dams Program/Project Manager - Water Business

Company:

Black & Veatch

Post Date:

October 19, 2017

Location:

Denver, Colorado

Lead multi-disciplinary team responsible for overseeing the planning, design and construction management of large heavy civil infrastructure projects including dams, tunnels, pipelines and hydroelectric power installations. Work collaboratively with clients to ensure client satisfaction with team performance and project milestones.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide managerial and technical leadership and oversight to multi-disciplinary team delivering program, planning, design and construction management services to clients for heavy civil infrastructure including dams, pipelines and tunnels.
• Communicates confidently with clients, regulators, public stakeholders and team members.
• Provide direction and guidance to others.
• Breaks down complex multi-disciplinary tasks for completion by team members.
• Performs quality control function on technical work products prepared by junior staff and other members of Heavy Civil business.
• Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.
• Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area.
• Client Focus
o Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership.
o Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility.

Lead multi-disciplinary team responsible for overseeing the planning, design and construction management of large heavy civil infrastructure projects including dams, tunnels, pipelines and hydroelectric power installations. Work collaboratively with clients to ensure client satisfaction with team performance and project milestones.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide managerial and technical leadership and oversight to multi-disciplinary team delivering program, planning, design and construction management services to clients for heavy civil infrastructure including dams, pipelines and tunnels.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
• 15 years related work experience
• Experience in managing teams and multidisciplinary projects
• Experience working directly with clients
• Registered Professional Engineer, Geologist or Geotechnical Engineer
• Experience with dam safety projects including new dams and dam rehabilitations
• Experience working with Colorado State Engineer’s Office (dam safety) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
• Experience with the investigation, study, analysis, detailed design and construction of dams

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Senior Water Resources Engineer for H&H and Dams

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

October 6, 2017

Location:

Colorado

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Water Resources Engineer for immediate employment in the Greenwood Village, CO office. AECOM is searching for enthusiastic candidates that are client focused, impactful, decisive and have the ability to serve as a role model. The ideal candidate would also display expertise in hydraulic and hydrologic analyses related to dam design, including hydrologic modeling, dam breach modeling, flood modeling, sediment transport and general hydraulic design. The successful candidate will support the Mining, Dams and Reservoirs and Water design teams in numerous dam design and water resources projects.

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Entry-level Geotechnical Engineer

Company:

W. W. Wheeler and Associates, Inc.

Post Date:

September 21, 2017

Location:

Englewood, CO

W. W. Wheeler and Associates, Inc. (Wheeler) is seeking to hire an entry-level geotechnical engineer or engineering geologist for our Englewood, Colorado office. We would prefer a candidate with an M.S. degree, education in slope stability and seepage analyses; and experience using SlopeW, SeepW, Mathcad, AutoCAD and GIS. Candidates with B.S. degrees will be considered. Experience in geotechnical field exploration, geologic mapping, geotechnical lab testing, geotechnical analyses and construction management are desirable, but not required.

Wheeler is a small, established, well-respected, family-oriented, water resources engineering firm that specializes in water rights, water supply planning, water conveyance, and dam engineering. We are expanding our practice to include geotechnical engineering, so this would be an opportunity to become involved in on the ground floor of an exciting geotechnical and dam engineering practice. Entry-level engineers will work under the direction of more experienced engineers and duties can include engineering analysis, design, data review, field work, report writing, drawing preparation, or other duties as required to complete our work.

We offer an excellent benefits package and our smaller size allows our staff engineers the opportunity to gain a good mix of experience on a variety of water resources and geotechnical engineering projects with several different clients. The majority of our work is within Colorado but we also work on dam safety projects nationwide.

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Engineering Positions

Associate Dams Engineer

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

September 6, 2017

Location:

Germantown, Maryland

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Dams Engineer to work as part of an established dams engineering team in our Germantown, Maryland office This position will support ongoing dams engineering projects across the DC-Metro/Mid-Atlantic region and around the world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

•Providing technical support to dams project managers, including design, analysis, inspection, construction observation, and regulatory compliance activities associated with a variety of dams. Includes:
•Technical investigations
•Dam construction oversight
•Dam analysis and design
•Progression toward greater responsibility, including task and project management and certification as a proessional engineer

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Project Manager/Senior Civil Engineer – Dams and Hydropower Design

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

August 19, 2017

Location:

Oakland, California

AECOM’s Water Business Line is currently seeking a highly creative and talented Project Manager/Senior Engineer – Dams and Hydropower Design for immediate employment for the Oakland, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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Senior Dams Engineer / Project Manager

Company:

AECOM

Post Date:

August 19, 2017

Location:

Oakland, California

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in the Oakland, California office. The successful candidate will support the Water Resources Engineering team to complete a variety of projects that involve water and dam design. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects

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Director of Business Development

Company:

Willowstick Technologies

Post Date:

June 22, 2017

Location:

Draper, UT

Groundwater is one of the most precious resources on the planet and yet it is one of the most difficult to find, map or characterize. Willowstick Technologies is in the business of helping clients identify and better understand their groundwater related issues. We show our clients how and where groundwater is preferentially flowing.

Willowstick Technologies is an up and coming company with an innovative technology and a proven track record. We have been in business for over 10 years and continue to work with some of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world. We have clients in industries including mining, environmental, oil, gas, power generation and regulatory agencies. Nearly 80% of our clients are repeat customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and manage pipeline including identifying and cold calling new prospects
  • Maintain and keep updated sales pipeline including weekly activity reports
  • Identify potential client needs, budget, urgency and fit with Willowstick
  • Write and deliver proposals
  • Manage client needs on a timely basis before, during and after project
  • Attend trade shows, conferences and seminars
  • Develop and manage partners

 

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Director Business Development: Water and Wastewater Pipelines

Company:

Willowstick Technologies

Post Date:

June 22, 2017

Location:

Draper, UT

The purpose of this position is to Introduce WILD to the tunnel / water and wastewater industry and develop relationship with key decision makers at municipalities and water utility districts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and keep updated sales pipeline including weekly activity reports
  • Identify potential client needs, budget, urgency and fit with Willowstick
  • Write and deliver proposals
  • Manage client needs on a timely basis before, during and after project
  • Attend trade shows, conferences and seminars
  • Develop and manage partners
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Principal Geotechnical/Structural Engineer

Company:

Arcadis

Post Date:

May 11, 2017

Location:

Multiple locations: Southeast: Chattanooga TN/Atlanta GA - Northeast: New York/New Jersey - Southwest: Dallas TX

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated engineer to join our team locally with support from one of the best-qualified consulting firms in the country. The Principal Geotechnical/Structural Engineer will utilize their expertise and technical knowledge of Dams / Dam Safety and civil infrastructure design and construction to lead project teams in executing projects and developing project pursuits within the southeastern regional market, to help build and grow our practice. Projects may include work on various types of dams, hydropower and flood management projects, spillways, outlet works, locks, levees and floodwalls, gates, fish passage structures, and other heavy civil and earthen structures.

 

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Mid/Senior Level Water Resources Engineer

Company:

West Consultants

Post Date:

January 12, 2017

Location:

Portland, OR

WEST Consultants, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for a Mid/Senior Level Water Resources Engineering position in our Portland, Oregon location.

Responsibilities may include:
• Hydrologic, hydraulic, geomorphic, sediment transport, and water quality analysis
• Develop numerical models for hydrologic, hydraulic, sediment transport, and water quality studies
• Hydraulic structure design
• Flood hazard delineation
• Design of stormwater management facilities
• Environmental impact assessment and mitigation
• Prepare design and construction documents, figures, maps and graphics
• Prepare technical reports and documents
• Business development/marketing

 

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