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Metering & Alarm Operator


The Metropolitan Council's Environmental Division (MCES) is seeking to hire a full-time Metering and Alarm Operator. All applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM CST, April 23, 2017. This position will be based out of the Eagan, Regional Maintenance Facility.

An eligibility list will also be created for this posting. This list will be used to fill future vacancies of the same job within six (6) months of the posting closing.

This is an entry level position she or he will operate the interceptor system's metering and alarm system by diagnosing, troubleshooting and responding to routine, non-routine and emergency situations; identifies and dispatches appropriate personnel for response action; and serves as central point of communication for the interceptor system and treatment plant facilities to ensure unobstructed conveyance of raw sewage to wastewater treatment facilities in the Metro service area for treatment.

Theperson in this position will be assigned to one of possible the shifts listed below; however, youmust be willing and available to coverany of the shifts when needed and will be required to work some holidays.

Possible Work Schedules:


  • Friday, 6:00AM - 2:00PM


  • Friday, 7:00AM - 3:00PM


  • Thursday, 10:00AM - 8:00PM


  • Friday, 8:00PM - 6:00AM


  • Sunday, 6:00AM - 6:00PM


  • Monday, 6:00PM - 6:00AM

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Metropolitan Councilserves the Twin Cities region, please click here for more information:

Examples of Duties

  • Operates, troubleshoots, andmonitors the Metering and Alarm SCADA system

  • Responds to alarm conditions; assesses alarm conditions; dispatches appropriate staff

  • Assists field personnel in testing and calibration of the alarms and measuring devices

  • Relays information to field crews during performance of routine and non-routine maintenance

  • Generates accurate shift and alarm activity reports; documents system maintenance and emergencies

  • Reports wastewater spills in a timely manner

  • Verifies Gopher One Call ticket information using maps, blueprints, and other reference materials; relays information to appropriate field staff

  • Maintains spreadsheets and documents for specific applications. Enter work request and work order information in computer applications

  • Performs related duties as assigned


High School Diploma/GED AND two (2) years of experience in customer service, dispatch, switchboard, Wastewater operations or related field.

In addition to the above outlined required qualifications below are highly desired qualifications:

  • Experience in wastewater collection/treatment

  • Experience in dispatch and emergency dispatch

  • Experience in monitoring alarm/SCADAsystems

  • Experience in using maps, blueprints, and other reference materials.

  • Experience with WAM Oracle Software

Supplemental Information

Union/Grade: AFSCME/Grade A

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Safety Sensitive:Yes

Selection Process

Candidates will be selected for a final interview based on the results of:

  • Minimum Qualifications Review

  • Education and Experience Rating

  • Oral Exam (Structured Panel Interview)

  • Selection/Final Interview

Candidates will be notified of their application status through email only.

Work Environment:

Position works in an office environment and industrial plant. Ability to work non-standard hours, be required to change scheduled days off and assignments on short notice. Some travel to other facilities is required. Up to one third of the time this position works near moving parts or equipment, exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions and moderate noise.May require travel between primary work site toother sites. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of a position on a case-by case basis.

Conditional Offers:

All offers are conditioned upon a review and verification of education and employment as well as passing a pre-employment drug-screen. Offers are also conditioned upon passing a criminal background check. Convictions are not an automatic disqualification from the selection process.

The Metropolitan Council considers felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor convictions on a case-by-case basis. Convictions are reviewed based upon the relatedness of the conviction to duties of the position as well as a candidate's ability to demonstrate adequate rehabilitation. Metropolitan Council employees who are applying for positions which are Safety Sensitive, supervisory/managerial; are in Finance, Information Services (IS), or Human Resources; or have access to financial records, files/databases, cash, vouchers, transit fare cards will be required to pass a criminal background check.

Please note: Making a false statement or withholding information (misrepresentation) may cause an applicant to be barred from consideration for the position.

The Metropolitan Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify human resources at 651-602-1398.

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Experienced Fire Alarm Inspector

Experienced Fire Alarm InspectorCorning, NY 14830 Since 1946, Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co. has been providing full service fire sprinkler, suppression, alarm, and security systems to its customers, while maintaining our reputation as being one of the best companies in the business in the Northeast region. Davis-Ulmer contributes its success to their loyal employees and customers. The company's overall work force has grown and as we move forward, we foresee continued expansion throughout the Northeast. What we offer + Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance + Flex Spending + Health Savings + 401(k) + ESOP + Paid Time Off + Employee Assistance Program + Life and Disability Insurance Options FIRE SPRINKLER INSPECTOR - The inspector is responsible to perform inspections of fire protection systems per the NFPA. Job Responsibilities + Ensure customers are serviced at the highest level of satisfaction through quality courteous service, and by applying experience, knowledge and training.

  • Thoroughly complete inspections in timely manner as scheduled and interface with Inspection Coordinator to ensure that the customer receives the work per proposed scope.

  • Utilizes an online scheduling calendar to receive and understand the individual scheduled tasks, customer locations, and maintain other company documents as required (timesheets, safety audits, ….).

  • Maintain positive customer relationships and review inspection results with customer.

  • Turn in required paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Maintain equipment, supplies and company vehicle (if supplied) in good working order.

  • Study and learn NFPA standards for the inspection and testing of fire protection systems. Stay current with code requirements, industry changes, and obtain NICET certifications.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned. Job Qualifications + Good verbal / written communication & Customer service skills + Mechanical & Math Aptitude + Exceptional computer & Apple IOs skills + Professional and Organized + Physical ability to lift 50 pounds PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT: + Industrial, Commercial, & Residential building environment with moderate to high noise levels, and comfort with working at heights + Mostly a physical demanding role. Majority of the daily demand is standing and walking stairs and climbing ladders + Ability to be on the phone and computer consistently throughout the day EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: + High school diploma or equivalent required + Any trade experience a plus + At least 2 years of previous Fire Sprinkler/Fire Alarm Inspection experience necessary Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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Customer Care Rep / Alarm Dispatcher

Acadian Total Security, a division of Acadian Companies, is currently seeking candidates for a full-time Alarm Dispatcher to work in our 24 hour monitoring center in Baton Rouge, LA. This position will be responsible for verifying and dispatching security, fire, and medical alarms for both residential and business customers. Qualifications: + High School diploma or GED required + Customer service skills + Basic computer skills + Problem solving and multi-tasking abilities + Excellent communication skills + Ability to adhere to productivity goals and departmental guidelines EOE/AA Apply online at

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Fire Alarm Designer/Sales

Reliance Fire Protection, founded in 1987 and based in Baltimore, MD, protects the lives and property of others with high performance, cost effective fire suppression systems. We are currently seeking candidates for our Fire Alarm Design department. What we offer + Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance + Flex Spending + Health Savings + 401(k) + ESOP + Paid Time Off + Employee Assistance Program + Life and Disability Insurance Options FIRE ALARM DESIGNER/SALES The Fire Alarm Designer/Sales person will design fire alarm systems to all code specifications and assist the Company in establishing new customers and building on current relationships. Job Responsibilities + Design fire alarm systems to all code specifications + Generating new relationships for department and all of Reliance + Grow department back log and establish solid project management + Training incoming designers and sales + Manage the life cycle of sold projects + Other duties as assigned Job Qualifications + Good oral, written and telephone communication skills + Good customer service skills + Able to work independently and complete duties and projects with moderate supervison

  • Moderate to advanced computer skills + Time management, organizational and interpersonal skills + Ability to read, analyze building construction documents + Good mathematical skills + Knowledge of all Local AHJ requirement for MD, VA, and DC + Extensive knowledge of NFPA 70, 72, and the IBC + Monitoring knowledge Education and/or Experience + High school diploma / GED required + Associate’s degree preferred with an Engineering degree a plus + Proficient in AUTOCAD, Microsoft Office, AdobePro or Bluebeam + Two plus years of previous Fire Protection Systems design or equivalent combination of experience and education

  • One year of sales experience is a plus Certificates, Licenses, Registrations + Valid State Driver License + NICETIII for Fire Alarm Systems a must Physical Demands and Work Environment + Office environment – moderate noise + Construction job sites – moderate to heavy noise, uneven ground, may be subject to heights + Ability to maneuver in restricted, poorly lit spaces + Ability to lift up to 50 pounds at times + May be required to climb ladders up to 6 feet + Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

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Fire Alarm Lead Technicican

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Job Description Job Summary: The Fire Alarm Lead/ Technician II installs, troubleshoots, repairs and configures various types of fire alarm systems. Responds to customer service calls in a timely and efficient manner, troubleshoots and repairs as needed. Performs service tasks required to fulfill service requirements for time and material, emergency service, and test and inspect contractual agreements. Completes necessary documentation in accordance to the companies Service guidelines. Communicates with central dispatch on current work order status and receives updates on outstanding customer issues on a daily basis following the Service process. Participates in after- hours service program. Assists on installation projects during non-utilized time. Job Duties and Responsibilities: + Manage time effectively in scheduling and performing service calls.

  • Present a positive demeanor to the customer and company employees.

  • Troubleshooting and repair/replacement of system wiring, field devices, and head end components.

  • Use as necessary and with precision, such tools as red-lined drawings, manufacturer system schematics/manuals, digital or analog multimeter, toner/wand, system computers, and/or company provided notebook computer.

  • Provide exceptional workmanship at levels (organization, detail, neatness and quality).

  • Process all paperwork in a timely manor

  • Provide legendary customer support and training.

  • Maintain a neat and clean service vehicle and up to date vehicle trip logs.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

  • Adhere to and participate in all company quality, safety standards and regulations. Tools: Basic Hand Tools: screwdriver – all sizes (regular and Phillips,), drywall saw, torpedo level, tape measure, snips (with belt sheath), pliers (adjustable, needle nose, lineman), hammer, cable stripper, insulated crimping tool, flashlight and gloves. Multimeter, butt-set, toner/wand, coax compression and/or hex crimp tool. Qualifications Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Must possess critical thinking skills as well the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).

  • Must be able to act as the Company liaison for interface with customer representative(s).

  • Must have proven skill level to interpret blueprints and other service documents, including but not limited to, specifications, reporting and quality requirements.

  • Must be able to travel within the branch territory and/or regional territory as needed.

  • Must be able to work at heights, off of a ladder and in confined spaces, lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 75 pounds

  • Must be self-motivated, positive in approach, and present a professional image. Education, Certification, License, and Skill Requirements: + Work history must contain minimum five (3 - 5) years of experience in fire alarm industry.

  • Must be highly competent with a computer, knowledge of RS232, RS485, Ethernet, TCP/IP protocols, and be able comprehend software programs for the required systems.

  • NICET Certification or CSA beneficial.

  • Must be able to pass a background check for an Alarm Agent License or have a current Alarm Agent License.

  • Must possess system certifications from various manufacturers. IES is a Strategic Partner for the Edwards/UTC product line and various special systems.

  • Must have a clean driving record and meet company minimum driving standards.

  • Must possess at least a High School diploma or GED equivalency, Associates degree preferred. Minimum Years of Experience 2-4 License Required No Minimum Education High School Overview IES is a national provider of industrial products and infrastructure services to a variety of end markets, including electrical, mechanical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial, residential and renewable energy markets. IES is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. As of the end of IES’s 2016 fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, IES produced over $695 million in revenue and employed over 4,000 employees at over 77 locations across the United States. From office buildings to wind farms, industrial complexes to housing developments, our employees and design professionals design, build, and maintain the systems that empower lives.

  • Our commitment to our employees is reflected by our actions: + Safety is Priority One – and our record shows it + Competitive Pay + Company 401K plan with Employer Contribution Match + Company Paid Time Off + Company Paid Life Insurance + Choice of Medical Coverage including Prescription and Short Term Disability Plans + Choice of Dental and Vision Coverage + Optional Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident, Legal and Pet Coverage + Auto and Home Insurance Discount Programs EEO Statement PLEASE NO AGENCY CALLS. NOTE TO ALL AGENCIES: Any unsolicited agency resumes or agency represented candidates that are presented to any IES employee without first having a signed contract between that agency and the IES Talent Acquisition organization will become the property of IES and no fees will be paid. EEO & Affirmative Action The IES policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, or any other protected status or characteristic. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated. IES is also committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. IES develops affirmative action programs to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company’s obligations as a contractor to the United States government. View Your Equal Employment Opportunity rights under the law."EEO is the Law" poster | "EEO is the Law" poster supplement View IES' policy on Pay Transparency Pay Transparency NonDiscrimination Poster Disability Accommodation IES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. IES provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact the IES corporate office at (713) 860-1500 or any IES office to request assistance. IES Participates in E-Verify E-Verify Information English Spanish Right to Work English Spanish Job ID 2017-3759 Locations US-NC-Hickory Type Regular Full-Time Division IES Communications

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Fire Alarm Service Technician

Position:Fire Alarm Service Technician Company:Security Fire Protection Company, Inc. Location:Goodlettsville, TN Description: Security Fire Protection Company has a great opportunity for an experienced fire alarm tech in Nashville, TN.

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Fire Alarm And Sprinkler Inspector

Level Descriptions:

  • Level 1 – Must be able to achieve many objectives of this position. Requires some amount of timely supervision to ensure the proper tasks are being accomplished and that communication is adequate, timely, in the correct manner (i.e. verbal, written, email, etc.). If in Special Systems, the individual had a good understanding of at least one type of system within this division as well as holds a low level NICET or other industry certification.

  • Level 2 - Consistently achieves all of the objectives of this position. This individual also provides mentoring and direct day-to-day supervision to level 1 positions. The individual, if working for the Special Systems division, has an ability to work on multiple Special Systems deliverables and has obtained mid-level NICET or other industry certifications.

  • Senior - Highly experienced in the position. Advanced awareness of the technical needs of controls system programming, integrations to other systems, and very sophisticated HVAC strategies if working in the control field. If working for the Special Systems division this individual has a deep understanding of the many systems installed and maintained within the division. The individual usually has a high level NICET or other certification and is active in the industry. Provides mentoring and direct supervision when required on projects. Job Duties & Responsibilities: + Complete fire and life safety systems inspections, maintenance and service + Test and inspect all aspects of fire alarm system and peripheral devices per NFPA + Test and inspect all aspects of fire sprinkler systems and peripheral devices per NFPA + Test and inspect all aspects of special hazard and clean agent systems per NFPA + Test and inspect kitchen hood extinguishing systems per NFPA + Test and inspect portable fire extinguishers per NFPA

  • Demonstrate the proper use of a Sound Pressure Level meter.

  • Demonstrate the proper use of a smoke detector/heat detector testing kit.

  • Demonstrate the proper use of a battery load tester.

  • Demonstrate the proper use of a manometer duct detector air flow tester.

  • Demonstrate the proper use of a multi-meter.

  • Service support on existing installations ensuring systems continue to meet existing building occupancy codes.

  • Working knowledge of NFPA 72, 25, 10, 13, 17A, 96, 2001, 17, 20 and National Electric Code (NEC) + Complete time sheets, service work orders, and other paperwork required for this position in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Other duties as assigned Skills & Qualifications: + Minimum of high school diploma.

  • Two year technical degree in HVAC or Electronics related studies preferred. An undergraduate degree in Electrical or Mechanical related studies is excellent.

  • Other technical experience such as military, on the job training programs, etc. may meet this requirement as determined by local management.

  • Experience and expertise including but not limited to:

  • An understanding of computer operating systems including MS Office Suite of products.

  • The ability to configure and debug computer and networking problems.

  • Experience with programming.

  • A clear ability to work with electronic equipment such as volt meters, amp meters, oscilloscopes, etc.

  • The ability to troubleshoot basic electric and electronic circuitry including reading and interpreting electrical and electronic diagrams.

  • A working understanding of AC power circuitry including breakers, multi-phase power, etc. (120VAC and greater) + Clear and concise ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

  • An ability to understand empathetically the issues and perceptions others have and to creatively and successfully work through these issues to achieve a successful outcome and customer and employee satisfaction.

  • A thorough understanding of HVAC operations within a facility if working in the controls field. If working in the Special Systems division an understanding of NFPA and other related fire and life safety codes is beneficial.

  • Level 2 and Senior System Specialists have a very deep understanding of the DDC or special systems that control buildings. An advanced understanding of multiple types of Special System products as well as holding high level NICET or other certifications in the Special Systems industry is expected.

  • Level 2 and Senior System Specialist also have a strong awareness of Climatec culture and the culture of the industry in which we work. Essential Functions:

  • Be able to lift and carry ladders, drawings, personal computers, material, etc.

  • Be able to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Be able to spend significant time standing and walking on construction sites.

  • Be able to climb several flights of stairs or ladders throughout a typical day on a construction site.

  • Maintain a satisfactory driving record which, per Climatec’s vehicle policy, allows the individual to drive a company vehicle.

  • Be physically able to kneel, stoop and crawl. Employee Benefits: + Medical + Dental + Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts + 401K w/ company match + Life/AD&D/LTD + Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays + Employee Assistance Program + Pet Insurance

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Fire Protection Systems Alarm Technician

Job Description

Company: Fredriksen Fire Equipment Co.
Wood Dale, IL
Employment: Full-Time
Industry: Fire Protection
Job Responsibilities:
Inspection- Repair- Maintenance- Installation- Skilled Labor
Education: High School or equivalent
Experience: Required
Salary: Competitive Wages, Commissions and Benefits/Include Salary Requirements
With Resume
Job Description
Title: Fire Protection Systems Alarm Technician
Fredriksen is seeking a mechanically-inclined, detail-oriented technician to service, install and inspect various types of fire alarm systems, at customer facilities. This position also requires excellent communication and
customer service skills as well as the ability to sell and promote products and services. In this position you will:
• Install, inspect and service fire alarms
• Respond to trouble/emergency calls
• Sell and promote Fredriksen general products and services
• Maintain established route and develop new business
• Complete and process required paperwork daily
• Represent Fredriksen in a professional and positive manner
• Ensure high level of customer service, satisfaction and communication
• Interact professionally with Fredriksen staff
• Follow safety rules
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Essential Employee
• Customer-Oriented interpersonal skills and sales aptitude
• Dependable, organized, motivated and able to multi-task
• Technical and/or mechanical knowledge and abilities
• Valid Driver's License and good driving record
• Able to pass employment background investigation and drug screening
• Able to stand for extended periods of time
• Able to routinely lift 75 pounds and climb a ladder
• Able to obtain necessary licensing and certifications
• NICET Level II required

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Security Alarm Installation Technician

Job Description

All applicants should posses verifiable experience in one or more of the following areas of Security:

  • Commercial or Residential Intrusion Alarm Installation
  • Commercial Access Control Installation
  • CCTV Installation, including Analog and IP

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete Installation of low-voltage security systems
  • Provide excellent Customer Service and Job Management skills
  • Ability to read system designs and produce the desired product.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all customers

Job Requirements:

  • All applicants must posses a minimum 2 years experience in low-voltage security
  • Clean Criminal Background and driving record
  • Clean Professional Appearance
  • Excellent Verbal skills
Company Description
Providing exceptional products and services to the DFW Metroplex for 48 years, Sentinel the alarm company is one of the oldest family owned and operated Security Companies in Texas. As we strive to grow and expand our services, we seek only the best to serve our customers. We offer a challenging work environment with growth and educational opportunities throughout our organization. As a long established company, we offer many benefits including:
Highly Competitive Pay
Employer sponsored Health and Dental Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Time
Direct Deposit for Payroll
Submit your resume if you meet the requirements and want to become a part of a great team!

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Fire Alarm Technicians

Egan Company is one of the largest, multi-trade, specialty construction contractors and system integrators in the Midwest. We provide in-house expertise in planning, design, engineering, construction, and maintenance, and our workforce represents over 10 skilled trades serving virtually every infrastructure discipline in the industry. Core services include: mechanical, electrical, engineering and design, curtain wall/glazing/panel systems (InterClad), millwrights, fabrication, building systems, controls and system integration, and service. Job Purpose: We are seeking Fire Alarm Technicians for opportunities around the Greater Twin Cities area. This is a union position with top-rate wages, healthcare, retirement and vacation benefits. Ideally, we are looking for independent, customer-service oriented individuals who consistently adhere to safety standards. This job would entail programming and installing Fire Alarm systems at our client sites primarily around the Twin Cities. In addition, this role would be responsible for testing and inspecting Fire Alarm systems.

  • Valid MN Power Limited Technician (PLT) license.

  • Experience installing Fire Alarm systems.

  • Programing Experience with Fire Alarm systems. Preferred: + Programming experience with any of the following systems: Notifier, Simplex, EST, Siemens, FCI, Silent Knight, etc.

  • NICET Certification preferred (we can assist you in attaining these certifications).

  • Current IBEW member working under the Minnesota Limited Energy Agreement. Working Environment

  • We have multiple job-sites around the Greater Twin Cities and outlying areas.

  • This is an hourly /non-exempt paid role.

  • Monday through Friday / 40 hour work weeks, must be flexible for overtime work.

  • Jobs on certain sites may start as early as 6:00 AM. Application Process + Our program is in cooperation with IBEW locals working under the Minnesota Limited Energy Agreement.+ Employment with Egan requires successful completion of pre-employment testing.

  • Egan Company participates in E-Verify. Egan Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, protected veteran status, familial status, or other characteristic protected by law.

  • We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should e-mail Once a candidate is selected from our interview process, they will be required to contact the Local JATC to be an applicant for their program prior to being hired. ID: 2016-1267

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