238910 Site Preparation Contractors

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.
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238910 238910 238910  Aerial or picker truck, construction, rental with operator
238910 238910 238910  Backfilling, construction
238910 238910 238910  Backhoe rental with operator
238910 238910 238910  Blast hole drilling (except mining)
238910 238910 238910  Blasting, building demolition
238910 238910 238910  Blasting, construction site
238910 238910 238910  Boring, for building construction
238910 238910 238910  Building demolition
238910 238910 238910  Bulldozer rental with operator
238910 238910 238910  Caisson (i.e., drilled building foundations) construction
238910 238910 238910  Cesspool construction
238910 238910 238910  Concrete breaking and cutting for demolition
238910 238910 238910  Construction equipment (except crane) rental with operator
238910 238910 238910  Core drilling and test boring for construction
238910 238910 238910  Crawler tractor rental with operator
238910 238910 238910  Culvert or bridge removal
238910 238910 238910  Cutting new rights of way
238910 238910 238910  Demolition contractor
238910 238910 238910  Demolition, building and structure
238910 238910 238910  Dewatering contractors
238910 238910 238910  Digging foundations
238910 238910 238910  Dirt moving for construction
238910 238910 238910  Dismantling engineering structures (e.g., oil storage tank)
238910 238910 238910  Drainage system (e.g., cesspool, septic tank) installation
238910 238910 238910  Drilled pier (i.e., for building foundations) contractors
238910 238910 238910  Drilled shaft (i.e., drilled building foundations) construction
238910 238910 238910  Dry well construction
238910 238910 238910  Equipment rental (except crane), construction, with operator
238910 238910 238910  Excavating, earthmoving or land clearing, mining (except overburden removal at open pit mine sites or quarries)
238910 238910 238910  Excavating, earthmoving, or land clearing contractors
238910 238910 238910  Excavation contractors
238910 238910 238910  Foundation digging (i.e., excavation)
238910 238910 238910  Foundation drilling contractors
238910 238910 238910  Grading construction sites
238910 238910 238910  Grave excavation contractors
238910 238910 238910  Ground thawing for construction site digging
238910 238910 238910  House demolishing
238910 238910 238910  House razing
238910 238910 238910  Hydrodemolition (i.e., demolition with pressurized water) contractors
238910 238910 238910  Land clearing
238910 238910 238910  Land leveling contractors
238910 238910 238910  Line slashing or cutting (except maintenance)
238910 238910 238910  Machinery, construction (except cranes), rental with operator
238910 238910 238910  Mine site preparation and related construction activities, construction contractors
238910 238910 238910  Pile driving, building foundation
238910 238910 238910  Piling (i.e., bored, cast-in-place, drilled), building foundation, contractors
238910 238910 238910  Power shovel, construction, rental with operator
238910 238910 238910  Power, communication and pipe line right of way clearance (except maintenance)
238910 238910 238910  Removal of dams, dikes, and other heavy and civil engineering constructions
238910 238910 238910  Right of way cutting (except maintenance)
238910 238910 238910  Road decommissioning
238910 238910 238910  Septic system contractors
238910 238910 238910  Septic tank and weeping tile installation
238910 238910 238910  Soil compacting
238910 238910 238910  Soil test drilling
238910 238910 238910  Test boring for construction
238910 238910 238910  Trenching (except underwater)
238910 238910 238910  Underground tank (except hazardous material) removal
238910 238910 238910  Weeping tile installation
238910 238910 238910  Wrecking, building or other structure