Careers

RailPros Field Services, Inc. (RPFS) is led and operated by an enthusiastic team of professionals with a history of service excellence. We take pride in our efforts to continue to provide our clients with a job well done.

We are experiencing constant growth and expansion to service our clients’ needs. Our employees receive competitive benefits, career growth opportunities, and leadership from seasoned professionals. Our leaders believe the success of the company will best be achieved by employees that are successful at doing their jobs. We continue to explore new trends and technologies that assist our staff in being the best they can be in their role now and in future growth.

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Current Job Openings

Various States - Midwest and Southern United States

  • DOT/FRA Compliance Coordinator – Grapevine, TX

    RailPros Field Services provides diversified engineering and safety services to the railroad and transit industries. RailPros Field Services has significant business relationships nation-wide with the Class 1’s, commuter agencies and short lines. We are currently seeking a DOT/FRA Compliance Coordinator to add to our growing team.

    The primary responsibility of the Compliance Coordinator is to coordinate the testing and recordkeeping requirements of the Company’s DOT/FRA Control of Alcohol and Drug Use policy. He/she will maintain compliance in all areas of the plan, provide outstanding customer service to all internal customers; problem solve and assist internal and external customers with a variety of related compliance duties and responsibilities.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Schedule and communicate drug testing locations and related details to candidates and employees.
    • Maintain company random drug and alcohol testing pools as well as coordinating random draws with 3rd party provider
    • Provide statistical data to company in regards to drug and alcohol testing information
    • Maintain company compliance for DOT/FRA regulation of drug & alcohol testing
    • Prepare for and provide assistance during audits
    • Coordinate with 3rd party MRO in communicating with employees that have non-negative test results
    • Maintain all drug and alcohol testing records in compliance with DOT/FRA regulations and in accordance with company policy
    • May coordinate other compliance related duties
    • Perform other related duties as needed or assigned

    Qualified candidates for this position will possess:

    • At least one year of experience working in some capacity with DOT (preferably FRA) Drug and Alcohol testing programs
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills – including the ability to listen to others
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail – including office Administrative Assistant experience
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong commitment to customer service
    • Punctuality and dependability
    • Ability to work as part of a team

    RailPros Field Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

     

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  • Marketing Assistant – Grapevine, TX

    RailPros Field Services provides diversified engineering and safety services to the railroad and transit industries. RailPros Field Services has significant business relationships nation-wide with the Class 1’s, commuter agencies and short lines. We are currently seeking a Marketing Assistant to add to our growing team.

    Responsibilities:

    • Supports marketing operations by compiling, formatting, and reporting information and materials.
    • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities
    • Support marketing and business development team in organizing various projects and new business proposals
    • Update spreadsheets, databases, and inventories
    • Assist in the organizing of promotional events and tradeshows
    • Compose and post online content on the company’s website and social media accounts

    Requirements:

    • Excellent proofreading skills
    • Good understanding of office management and marketing principles
    • Demonstrable ability to multi-task
    • Works well under pressure and tight deadlines
    • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach
    • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, marketing computer software and online applications. Adobe Creative Suite experience, a plus.
    • Communication and people skills
    • High School diploma; BS in Marketing, Business or relevant field is a strong advantage

     

    RailPros Field Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

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    Marketing Assistant – Grapevine, TX

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  • Technical Recruiter – Railroad Industry

    RailPros Field Services is in need of an experienced (Railroad) recruiter to develop, plan and implement recruitment strategies to attract a qualified applicant pool for work on a number of railroads. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    · Establish recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives

    · Determine applicant requirements by building job description and qualification needed

    · Attract applicants by placing job postings on various websites and print publications

    · Build relationships with key sources of candidates at local colleges, VA offices, community resources etc.

    · Organize and conduct job fairs as needed

    · Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements

    · Communicating clearly to management

    · Weekend work may be required

    · Occasional travel required

    The successful candidate will have the ability to recruit in accordance with regulatory, professional, and industry standards as well as company-specific and client-specific rules. Additional requirements include but are not limited to:

    · 5+ years experience of technical recruiting, especially within the railroad Industry

    · Bachelor’s Degree is a plus

    · Computer savvy, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

    · Strong, effective marketing skills

    · Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and abilities to deal effectively with employees at all levels

    · This is a 3 to 6 month contract position (1099) with the possibility of extending

    RailPros Field Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

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    Technical Recruiter – Railroad Industry

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  • Payroll Clerk – Grapevine, TX

    RailPros Field Services provides diversified engineering and safety services to the railroad and transit industries. RailPros Field Services has significant business relationships nation-wide with the Class 1’s, commuter agencies and short lines. We are currently seeking a Payroll Clerk to add to our growing team. This position will be responsible for assisting in the processing of multi-state weekly and bi-weekly payroll.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with Managers and Supervisors to deliver excellent customer service related to the entire payroll  process.
    • Timely handling and resolution of employee payroll issues
    • Support multiple locations and multiple entities (Multi-state).
    • Handle high volume payroll for over 500 employees and steadily growing.
    • Verify employee timekeeping for calculating or coding errors.
    • Accurately enters payroll adjustments.
    • Timely handling and resolution of tax notices through full-service payroll processing system.
    • Generates and distributes payroll and management reports.
    • Continually upgrade knowledge and skill base related to the systems, processes and requirements to maintain capabilities at the   highest possible level.
    • Keep current with Federal and State tax changes as they occur.
    • Conduct payroll compliance checks ensuring employees are paid accurately and per Federal and State regulations.
    • Ensures that payroll related transactions follow external and internal policies.
    • Special projects as needed.
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 2+ years payroll processing experience (Paycom, ADP, Great Plains etc.)
    • REQUIRED – creating/submitting Certified Payroll reports and calculating Prevailing Wage
    • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Strong time management skills
    • Ability to protect confidential information
    • Ability to perform in a fast paced and flexible environment
    • Working knowledge of MS office software – MS Excel (VLookup and pivot tables a plus)

     

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    Payroll Clerk – Grapevine, TX

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  • Manager of Rules Training

     

    SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

    The Manager of Rules Training has overall responsibility for planning and implementing corporate and field based training programs, policies, and procedures. The candidate will have responsibility for researching new training techniques and implement new training procedures, curricula and programs. This position is responsible for performing needs assessments, and the assessment, design, development, and implementation of Web-based, On-the-Job, classroom, and blended learning.
    We are seeking a self-motivated, individual who specializes in both instructor-led (ILT) training delivery, eLearning, and on-the-job (OJT) with a focus on learning modules that can be adapted to different learning styles. The incumbent will possess a high level of accountability for getting the job done and thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
    The individual who takes on this role will be a key contributor in achieving RailPros Field Services mission. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the perspective, teamwork and respect for each other that lead to superior learning results and business improvements.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Manage the development, design and implementation of new and ongoing talent and development initiatives and assessments.
    • Responsible for end-to-end training content and deliverables. Create, and deliver classroom training, including both instructional and soft skills content.
    • Conduct ongoing training and development needs assessments and align training objectives with overall company business goals.
    • Develop and deliver/facilitate training programs aimed at addressing employee developmental needs.
    • Select and implement tools for delivering the learning and development training curriculum and use of an LMS.
    • Define and meet project milestones and communicate progress in a timely manner. Identify metrics for training program success.
    • Lead (through either facilitation or train the trainer, or monitoring) RailPros Field Services training; i.e. New hire training, re-qualification, follow up training.
    • Coordinate, manage, and facilitate train-the trainer and other related activities during implementation of new training programs.
    • Research and recommend best practices.
    • Provide in classroom training for company employees and external customer groups.
    • Develop, in consolation with subject matter experts training curriculum.
    • (PowerPoint, Word Docs, Tests, and other media for training)
    • Contribute to the development of RailPros Field Services System Safety Program Plan and related health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
    • Serves as a member of the Senior Safety Council and act as a resource for safety, health and environmental matters.
    • Manages compliance reporting consistent with Federal Railroad Administration in addition to related regulatory requirements.
    • Assists with the development and maintenance of RPFS CFR 243 training program documents.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    WORK EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, in Training, Education, Instructional Design, or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience in related field preferred.
    • Eight years of business experience, preferable in training & development or related field; Twelve years work experience in lieu of degree.
    • Three years of experience in designing and delivering training and development, computer or communication- based interactive learning solutions.
    • Exposure in training & learning tools: as examples: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Presenter, Captivate, Articulate, Photoshop (or similar), Class Marker, Engage, Replay, and other related tools.
    • Strong experience in leading teams of individuals through a continuous improvement effort which streamlined course deployment testing steps, reduced learner complaints, and minimizing business risk.
    • Strong background in developing learning content and modules in a variety of forms.
    • Demonstrated experience in building and leading learning programs in a highly complex organizational structure.
    • Maintenance of Way experience on a Class I,2, or 3 railroad or equivalent passenger railroad experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Strong presentation skills, including written and oral communications and advanced facilitation skills.
    • Ability to influence others, including peers, partners and leaders, to identify and deliver effective learning solutions.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to build strong partnerships and relationships to service training needs of organization.
    • Ability to perform as an effective team player and assume role of team leader as needed.
    • Proficiency in PC skills, including Word, Power Point, Excel.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelors or Masters degree.
    • Certificate programs within the Training & Development discipline.
    • Advanced experience working with business leaders to develop effective training content.

    Posting Location(s): TBD – Midwest and/or Southern United States
    Relocation Offered: Open for Discussion
    Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree
    Travel Requirements: Up to 85%
    Employment Experience Requirements: 8 – 10 years of experience

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  • Customer Service and Dedicated Field Support Associate – Grapevine, TX

    Summary

    Under the direct supervision of the Business Operations Supervisor, this position provides administration support for our team, both in the office and in the field. The ideal candidate would be able to handle a high volume of calls, working with clients from multiple states for job setup. In addition to drafting quotes, great customer service skills, communication skills and attention to detail are a must as well as the ability to think and work independently. Discretion in handling confidential information is required. The position provides essential service and support to our “Service Excellence” goal.

    Essential Functions

    1. Answers diverse phone calls with excellent customer service skills
    2. Assists Union Pacific railroad personnel with scheduling in the field, sending out quotes for our services, collecting billing information, and answering questions
    3. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Google Drive and Adobe Acrobat are a must
    4. Maintaining and auditing of field equipment supplies and inventory
    5. Assists with daily/weekly reports and drafting of forms
    6. Various other tasks as assigned by the Business Operations Supervisor.

    Competencies

    1. Communication Proficiency
    2. Detail Oriented
    3. Intermediate technical skills
    4. Thoroughness
    5. Collaboration Skills
    6. Flexibility

    Supervisory Responsibility
    This position has no immediate supervisory responsibilities but could in time supervise additional field support personnel.

    Work Environment
    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.

    Physical Demands
    Shipping and receiving various items needed in the field are a requirement of this position. Candidate must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds.

    Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position. Days of work are Monday through Friday. Current anticipated hours are 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM, with a thirty (30) minute break for lunch, however the hours are subject to change as needed to match our business need.

    Travel
    Very little travel is expected for this position, and all travel would be fairly close to the office (within 100 miles). Some examples of travel would be to take a piece of equipment to the field when that would be faster than shipping the equipment or going to the Post Office

    Minimum Experience

    2-5 years working experience in an office environment and Customer Service

    RailPros Field Services, Inc. provides on-site staff throughout the nation to both public and private sector clients including agencies, Class 1 railroad, cities, and private companies. We provide project management, construction management, inspection, and railroad flagging for both large and small projects. Clients include Union Pacific Railroad, Kansas City Southern Railroad, Norfolk Southern, Canadian National Railroad, Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Canadian Pacific.

    Education

    AA preferred but will consider equivalent work experience

    Compensation depends on experience and qualifications.

    RailPros Field Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

     

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    Customer Service and Dedicated Field Support Associate – Grapevine, TX

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  • Roadway Worker in Charge (RWIC)

    **IMMEDIATE NEEDS IN:, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Central/Southern Illinois, Southern Oklahoma, Northern Texas,  Arizona, Kansas, Colorado, Northern/Southern California, Oregon/Washington, Wisconsin, Chicago, South Missouri, Tennessee/Mississippi**

    RailPros Field Services has a need for Roadway Worker In Charge (RWIC) associates for our nation-wide services to the railroad industry. The locations of need are associated with the service areas of the following railroads BNSF, CP, CN, KCS, UP, NS, Amtrak.

    Minimum Experience

    • The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 1-2 years of direct railroad experience, preferably within the Maintenance of Way (MOW) department as a flagger.
    • Candidates will have significant experience with similar work, with background in such roles as roadmasters, signal managers, track inspectors, signal and bridge inspectors, and foremen.
    • Other railroad and railroad construction experience will be considered.
    • Must be able to identify and correct safety issues on the job-site in accordance with railroad regulations.
    • Strong verbal and written communication is required.

    Job Description

    • The RWIC will perform on-site roadway worker protection supporting for both 3rd-party and railroad activities on and around live railroad tracks. The FIC is responsible for jobsite coordination, dispatcher/train communication, and various types of On-Track Safety in controlled and non-controlled track.
    • The RWIC is required to perform daily job briefings with all personnel on the job site and ensure all personnel adhere to the safety requirements of the railroad.
    • Commonly used tools and equipment weigh 15 to 90 pounds and will often be handled multiple times throughout the day.
    • Many RWIC assignments require walking or standing for extended periods.
    • RWIC assignments may require travel away from home for varying lengths of time.
    • The position is on-call as needed and hours worked will vary.
    • Maintain safety credentials and actively participate in routine reoccurring safety classes and qualification training.
    • Submit daily work reports using a tablet that accurately depict what occurred on the jobsite and train passage through the jobsite each day. Complete other reports as may be required.

    Employment is dependent on successful passing of drug/alcohol testing, safety class, on-site training, railroad safety test, and a background check.

    Required experience:

    • Railroad Experience: minimum 2 years

    For immediate consideration please submit a completed application.

    Locations:

     Wisconsin

    Minnesota

    Iowa

    Central/Southern Illinois

    Southern Oklahoma

    Northern Texas

    Arizona

    Kansas

    Colorado

    Northern/Southern California

    Oregon

    Washington

    Wisconsin

    Chicago

    South Missouri

    Tennessee

    Mississippi

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  • Chief Commercial Officer (Sales Marketing Executive)

    Summary

    RailPros Inc provides diversified engineering and safety services to the railroad and transit industries. RailPros has significant business relationships nation-wide with the Class 1’s, Commuter Agencies and Short Lines. We are currently seeking a Chief Commercial Officer to join our executive team to grow our business. The CCO will be responsible for the commercial strategy and the business development of the organization. The CCO will be responsible for marketing, sales, business line development and customer service to drive business growth and market share.

    Essential Functions

    1. Develop and maintain a positive relationship with key account stakeholders at all levels
    2. Proactively review existing contracts and new contracts for opportunities to extend services, improve margins, and cross sell additional services.
    3. Determine the quality and operational capabilities of the organization and drive additional sales
    4. Identify and execute improvements in the customer experience and align our service, messaging and technology to satisfy this goal
    5. Identify revenue opportunities within the key account and create a strategic plan to provide solutions that align with our existing or new service offerings
    6. Act as liaison for internal and external communications between the key account and RailPros
    7. Oversee projects associated with assigned key accounts, including but not limited to new development, internal and external communication, pilot programs and the timely addressing any support and service issues that may arise
    8. Maintain regular contact internally and with clients
    9. Coordinate and manage marketing and advertising campaigns
    10. Participate in creating and presenting pitches
    11. Resolve to the clients’ satisfaction any service related issues or concerns
    12. Develop and track a plan for growing the business portfolio
    13. Develop events and activities that create a high level of customer engagement
    14. Communicate and build marketing campaigns with business owners
    15. Be in the field meeting with the customer’s representatives on the job site
    16. Ensure reporting and communications are frequent and bi-directional between teams

    Competencies

    1. Deep knowledge of M/W, A&E engineering, Field Flagging and other services both internal and contracted
    2. Established relationships with management-level peers at the assigned Class 1 railroad, particularly in the engineering support function, Commuter and Agency carriers
    3. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple clients simultaneously
    4. Excellent organizational skills
    5. Must be proficient in the use of computers (email, Word, Excel, Adobe, PowerPoint, Google Drive) and other software commonly employed to develop presentations and promotional materials
    6. Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills, with the ability to work with cross-functional teams, field and office staff, railroad/agency officials, potential clients and existing clients
    7. Proven ability to exercise discretion in the handling of sensitive and/or confidential materials and information

    Work Environment
    This job operates in an office environment and will require substantial travel. This position requires the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to read, write and speak English clearly. Must be able to drive long distances and travel by other modes as necessary. Must be able to stand for long periods and able to walk on level or uneven ground for prolonged periods.

    Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time, salary, exempt position that typically works in-excess of 40-hours per week.
    Must have the ability and availability to travel freely, including weekends and at times, on holidays.

    Travel
    Routine travel is expected for this position (50–70%)

    Required Education and Experience
    1. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business or the equivalent
    2. The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 15 years of direct railroad experience within a Class 1 railroad and have maintained an excellent network within the company and the industry
    3. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in presenting and delivering new concepts and methods

    Rate of Pay
    Based on experience and status as a senior M/W manager

     

     

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  • Structures Engineer – Texas/Utah

    JOB DESCRIPTION – STRUCTURES ENGINEER

    Summary

    RailPros Field Services has an opening for a Structural Engineer in our Texas: Dallas/Houston OR Layton, UT office. The Structural Engineer will act as lead structures engineer for railroad projects including design, plan set production, design review, construction submittals review, etc.  Railroad structures include overpass bridges rated for AASHTO loadings, underpass bridges rated for E-80, retaining walls, unloading pits, and other structures supporting E-80 loadings. The Structural Engineer will provide oversight and guidance to junior engineers and manage projects. This position will be a main point of contact with clients, as well as review and write project proposals and budgets.

    Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
    2. 5-10 years experience
    3. Attention to detail and timely follow through of assigned tasks
    4. Ability to utilize theoretical methodology in reviewing and designing plans
    5. Effectively communicates with executive management, associate engineers, and clients
    6. Demonstrated design software skills including AutoCAD and Microstation
    7. Demonstrated engineering software skills with excel spreadsheets and other programs used for structural engineering calculations
    8. Ability to review, build, and maintain spreadsheets for code compliance and calculations

    Preferred Qualifications

    1. Railroad Track Design
    2. Bridge Design
    3. Structures Design (crash walls, retaining walls, unloading pits, etc.)
    4. Civil Design
    5. Previous experience in a supervisory role
    6. Professional Engineer (PE) Designation

    Supervisory Responsibility

    This position will supervise immediately or in the future, a junior project engineer

    Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

    Physical Demands

    This is largely a sedentary role, however travel to meeting and project site walks will be required.

    Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position

    Travel

    Some travel is required with this position

    Rate of Pay

    Based on experience

     

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    Structures Engineer – Texas/Utah

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RWIC Flagging Employee - Signing BonusImage result for megaphone                                                           We are pleased to offer candidates who meet the eligibility requirements a signing bonus of $1,500.00. This bonus will be paid in one lump sum as part of the regularly scheduled payroll after you have successfully completed all of your field training requirements with RailPros Field Services. The signing bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld. In the event that you leave RailPros Field Services for any reason (voluntary or involuntary) within 12 months of your date of hire, you will be responsible for reimbursing the company for the entire signing bonus.

Equal Opportunity Employer

RailPros Field Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

 
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