541330    Engineering Services - 2007 NAICS Code
Description    Illustrative Examples    Cross References    Alternate Titles    SIC Code Matches    2002 NAICS Mapping    See Also   

     This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in applying physical laws and principles of engineering in the design, development, and utilization of machines, materials, instruments, structures, processes, and systems. The assignments undertaken by these establishments may involve any of the following activities: provision of advice, preparation of feasibility studies, preparation of preliminary and final plans and designs, provision of technical services during the construction or installation phase, inspection and evaluation of engineering projects, and related services.

Illustrative Examples
Civil engineering services
Construction engineering services
Engineers' offices
Environmental engineering services
Mechanical engineering services

     Establishments primarily engaged in

Planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software, and communication technologies - are classified in U.S. Industry 541512, Computer Systems Design Services;
Performing surveying and mapping services of the surface of the earth, including the sea floor, - are classified in Industry 541370, Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services;
Gathering, interpreting, and mapping geophysical data - are classified in Industry 541360, Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services;
Creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the use, value, and appearance of products - are classified in Industry 541420, Industrial Design Services;
Providing advice and assistance to others on environmental issues, such as the control of environmental contamination from pollutants, toxic substances, and hazardous materials - are classified in Industry 541620, Environmental Consulting Services; and
Both the design and construction of buildings, highways, and other structures or in managing construction projects - are classified in Sector 23, Construction, according to the type of project.

Alternate Titles

This sector is also called:

  • Acoustical engineering consulting services
  • Acoustical system engineering design services
  • Boat engineering design services
  • Chemical engineering services
  • Civil engineering services
  • Combustion engineering consulting services
  • Construction engineering services
  • Consulting engineers' offices
  • Consulting engineers' private practices
  • Electrical engineering services
  • Engineering consulting services
  • Engineering design services
  • Engineering services
  • Engineers' offices
  • Engineers' private practices
  • Environmental engineering services
  • Erosion control engineering services
  • Geological engineering services
  • Geophysical engineering services
  • Heating engineering consulting services
  • Industrial engineering services
  • Logging engineering services
  • Marine engineering services
  • Mechanical engineering services
  • Mining engineering services
  • Petroleum engineering services
  • Traffic engineering consulting services
SIC Code Matches for 541330

  • 8711 - Engineering Services
  • 8748 - Business Consulting Services, N.E.C.
2002 NAICS Mapping

**NAICS code 541330 has not changed from 2002 to 2007.

See Also
Parent Sectors of 541330:
54 - Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
541 - Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
5413 - Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
54133 - Engineering Services

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