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Chamber Chat

This edition of Chamber Chat is brought to you by the generous sponsorship of Pinnacle Surveying & Engineering Services, who is one of our sponsors for the Valentine's Wine Walk.

Established in Bakersfield in 2001 by Robert Craig, Pinnacle Surveying & Engineering Services has completed thousands of projects across California, Texas, Colorado, Idaho and Utah. From residential to commercial, construction and public works, government to industrial energy, renewable energy and agricultural, and architectural to environmental, the family-owned company can handle any project. Popular projects include grading plans, measuring and mapping lots and plans to install ADUs. A few local projects you'll recognize that Pinnacle has completed include Flying J Travel Center, P-Dubs Mountain Bowling and Mountain Top Storage.

When you stop into Pinnacle Surveying & Engineering Services at 20412 Brian Way, you'll see Mandy at the front desk. She will learn about your project and get you an appointment with John Mills, Party Chief. John started out in telecommunications, but when his father-in-law encouraged him to learn about surveying, he gave it a try and realized he enjoyed it and it came easily. John is celebrating 21 years in the business now and is happy to be in Tehachapi. Pinnacle is truly a family-based business. John's sons started helping in the field when they were 10 years old and both are now pursuing careers in surveying. John loves sitting down with clients and helping them through the whole development process, from helping people narrow down the type of land they need for their project to knowing who to contact during various stages of development. Each customer is important and the team likes to know how the project turns out when it is complete.

At the moment, the company has 20 jobs going at one time. The busy schedule has inspired the team to set goals to expand and continue earning more diverse and specialized certifications. They push themselves to improve and offer better products for customers every day. Pinnacle has expanded its drafting department, which means that customers can sit down with several land development experts at one time and work out a professional plan that will suit their needs. With over 90 years of combined experience across the company, Pinnacle Surveying & Engineering Services is a one stop shop for surveys, grading and drainage, site plan, street improvement, plot plans, demolition and engineering. Stop in and see for yourself.

Pinnacle Surveying & Engineering Services is a proud sponsor of the Tehachapi Valentine's Wine Walk.

Clare Scotti is the Executive Director of Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce.