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A contractor is a person or company that performs work on a contract basis. The term may refer to:


Business roles

  • Defense contractor, arms industry which provides weapons or military goods to a government
  • General contractor, an individual or organization responsible for the construction of a building or other facility
  • Government contractor, a private company which produces goods or services for the government
  • Independent contractor, a natural person, business or corporation which provides goods or services to another entity under terms specified in a contract
  • Private military company, an organization or individual that contracts to provide services of a military nature
  • School bus contractor, a private company or proprietorship which provides school bus service to a school district or non-public school
  • Subcontractor, an individual or business that signs a contract to perform part or all of the obligations of another's contract
  • Permatemp, a person who works for an organization for an extended period via a staffing agency
  • Someone engaged in contract killing
  • Private Intelligence Contractor is someone who provides intelligence services to an entity for the government, corporations or an individual.


Other uses

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