NAICS Code Description

238910 - Site Preparation Contractors

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 238910 – Click for Complete Profiles:

D H Griffin Wrecking Co IncAngel Brothers Enterprises Ltd
Plateau Excavation IncNorthstar Dem & Remediation LP
Penhall International CorpManafort Brothers Incorporated
Argonaut Gold (us) CorpSherwood Construction Co Inc
Supreme Group IncKelchner Inc

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in site preparation activities, such as excavating and grading, demolition of buildings and other structures, and septic system installation. Earthmoving and land clearing for all types of sites (e.g., building, nonbuilding, mining) is included in this industry. Establishments primarily engaged in construction equipment rental with operator (except cranes) are also included.

Illustrative Examples:

Blasting, building demolition
Foundation digging (i.e., excavation)
Concrete breaking and cutting for demolition
Foundation drilling contractors
Cutting new rights of way
Grading construction sites
Demolition, building and structure
Line slashing or cutting (except maintenance)
Dewatering contractors
Septic system contractors
Dirt moving for construction
Trenching (except underwater)
Equipment rental (except crane), construction, with operator
Underground tank (except hazardous) removal
Excavating, earthmoving, or land clearing contractors
Wrecking, building or other structure

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Earth retention or underwater trenching--are classified in Industry 237990, Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction;
  • Crane rental with operator--are classified in Industry 238990, All Other Specialty Trade Contractors;
  • Overburden removal as an activity prior to mineral removal from quarries or open pit mines--are classified in Sector 21, Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction;
  • Drilling oil and gas field water intake wells--are classified in U.S. Industry 213111, Drilling Oil and Gas Wells;
  • Dismantling tanks in oil fields--are classified in U.S. Industry 213112, Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations;
  • Construction equipment rental without an operator--are classified in U.S. Industry 532412, Construction, Mining, and Forestry Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing;
  • Tree and brush trimming for overhead utility lines--are classified in Industry 561730, Landscaping Services; and
  • Nuclear power plant decommissioning and environmental remediation work, such as the removal of underground steel tanks for hazardous materials--are classified in Industry 562910, Remediation Services.
Index Entries for 238910
238910238910238910Aerial or picker truck, construction, rental with operator
238910238910238910Backfilling, construction
238910238910238910Backhoe rental with operator
238910238910238910Blast hole drilling (except mining)
238910238910238910Blasting, building demolition
238910238910238910Blasting, construction site
238910238910238910Boring, for building construction
238910238910238910Building demolition
238910238910238910Bulldozer rental with operator
238910238910238910Caisson (i.e., drilled building foundations) construction
238910238910238910Cesspool construction
238910238910238910Concrete breaking and cutting for demolition
238910238910238910Construction equipment (except crane) rental with operator
238910238910238910Core drilling and test boring for construction
238910238910238910Crawler tractor rental with operator
238910238910238910Culvert or bridge removal
238910238910238910Cutting new rights of way
238910238910238910Demolition contractor
238910238910238910Demolition, building and structure
238910238910238910Dewatering contractors
238910238910238910Digging foundations
238910238910238910Dirt moving for construction
238910238910238910Dismantling engineering structures (e.g., oil storage tank)
238910238910238910Drainage system (e.g., cesspool, septic tank) installation
238910238910238910Drilled pier (i.e., for building foundations) contractors
238910238910238910Drilled shaft (i.e., drilled building foundations) construction
238910238910238910Dry well construction
238910238910238910Equipment rental (except crane), construction, with operator
238910238910238910Excavating, earthmoving or land clearing, mining (except overburden removal at open pit mine sites or quarries)
238910238910238910Excavating, earthmoving, or land clearing contractors
238910238910238910Excavation contractors
238910238910238910Foundation digging (i.e., excavation)
238910238910238910Foundation drilling contractors
238910238910238910Grading construction sites
238910238910238910Grave excavation contractors
238910238910238910Ground thawing for construction site digging
238910238910238910House demolishing
238910238910238910House razing
238910238910238910Hydrodemolition (i.e., demolition with pressurized water) contractors
238910238910238910Land clearing
238910238910238910Land leveling contractors
238910238910238910Line slashing or cutting (except maintenance)
238910238910238910Machinery, construction (except cranes), rental with operator
238910238910238910Mine site preparation and related construction activities, construction contractors
238910238910238910Pile driving, building foundation
238910238910238910Piling (i.e., bored, cast-in-place, drilled), building foundation, contractors
238910238910238910Power shovel, construction, rental with operator
238910238910238910Power, communication and pipe line right of way clearance (except maintenance)
238910238910238910Removal of dams, dikes, and other heavy and civil engineering constructions
238910238910238910Right of way cutting (except maintenance)
238910238910238910Road decommissioning
238910238910238910Septic system contractors
238910238910238910Septic tank and weeping tile installation
238910238910238910Soil compacting
238910238910238910Soil test drilling
238910238910238910Test boring for construction
238910238910238910Trenching (except underwater)
238910238910238910Underground tank (except hazardous material) removal
238910238910238910Weeping tile installation
238910238910238910Wrecking, building or other structure