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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
8601(1)
 
Phraseology:

ENGINEERS — consulting — mechanical, civil, electrical and mining engineers and architects — not engaged in actual construction or operation — including Outside Salespersons and Clerical Office Employees

Footnote:

This classification applies to engineering and architectural consultants who provide technical advice to construction companies, land development companies, building contractors and similar concerns on a fee basis. This classification also applies to land surveying prior to and during construction for separate concerns on a fee basis.

Engineering, when performed in support of an employer's own manufacturing, processing or construction operations, is assigned to the applicable manufacturing, processing or construction classification or to the applicable Standard Exception classification.

This classification also applies to fee-based construction management companies that do not engage in or supervise construction operations, but serve as an intermediary between the general contractor and project owner, or otherwise provide expertise regarding a construction project.

Forest engineers shall be classified as 8601(4), Forest Engineers.

Oil or gas geologists or scouts shall be classified as 8601(2), Oil or Gas Geologists or Scouts.

Fee-based testing operations, including but not limited to the testing of air, water, soil, metal, concrete and other building materials not resulting in recommendations, remediation options or design advice shall be classified as 4511, Analytical or Testing Laboratories.

Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$0.36New/Renewal
7/1/2017$0.33New/Renewal
1/1/2017$0.36New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
ENGINEERS — consulting — mechanical, civil, electrical and mining engineers and architects — not engaged in actual construction or operation — including Outside Salespersons and Clerical Office Employees

This classification shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with any other classification (other than General Exclusions) unless the operations described by Classification 8601(1) constitute a separate and distinct enterprise having no connection with the operations covered by any other applicable classification.

Footnote:
This classification includes land surveying.

This classification also applies to fee-based construction management firms that do not engage in or perform supervision over construction operations, but serve as an intermediary between the general contractor and project owner or otherwise provide expertise regarding a construction project.

Forest engineers shall be classified as 8601(4), Forest Engineers.

1/1/2017
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