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Fran-Bar exceeds customer expectations

Fran-Bar General Engineering Contractors, founded by John Barbee, prides himself in performing excellent quality work for his clientele.

In a world where general engineering can be a complicated field, the years of experience that Fran-Bar brings is an impressive culmination of knowledge, education and job experience.

Fran-Bar has a customized array of services specifically designed to meet the needs of its clients, including grading, demolition, earth-moving, underground utilities, streets, grove roads, tree cutting and removal, cleanup and hauling, horse arenas, barn and steel building foundations, culverts, water control on pads and property and more.

“There is no job too small for us,” said Barbee, a licensed general engineering and C10 electrical contractor. “We can do everything from a one-day job to a year or more project.”

Barbee’s exceptional experience comes directly from his father, who owned a substantial general engineering construction business in California for more than 40 years.

In the 1980s, Barbee held the role of vice president, assisting his father with city government projects, private developers and builders.

Today, Barbee is delighted that his father’s legacy lives on with Fran-Bar.

Throughout the years, Fran-Bar has successfully grown in order to meet the increasing needs for its general engineering construction clientele.

Having earned a notable “A-Rating” for its government projects, Fran-Bar continues to work with government agencies, forest services and CDF Fire.

In helping ward off fire threat, this business has likewise assisted the city and its residents in the creation of fire breaks.

Homeowners and grove owners have also depended on Fran-Bar for various jobs as well. With a variety of impeccable services, homeowners have entrusted Fran-Bar for their own various projects.

“We also do a lot with farmers in the local area,” said Barbee, who is a farmer himself.

Fran-Bar can easily address those particular grove needs such as roads, culverts for water management, irrigation, access to those hard-to-get-to areas and the general maintenance which goes along with farming.

Fran-Bar owns more than 20 pieces of heavy equipment that can tackle any task. Its equipment roster includes tractors, dozers, excavators (with thumbs), a wheel loader, a forklift and chippers.

Owning his own delivery trucks efficiently allows him to transport heavy equipment to a site, Barbee said, and helps keep the cost down for customers. And for Fran-Bar, customer service is their number one priority.

Additionally, this business has increasingly received a high level of repeat and referral business. “It seems that when we are on a project, we receive more work in the same area by people and neighbors watching us,” Barbee said.

Ensuring that every job runs smoothly, Barbee is continually on project sites. “I am out on every job project, working side by side with my crew, because that is what I enjoy,” he explained.

With this strong work ethic and integrity, Barbee maintains his commitment to doing nothing less than a superb job.

With many general engineering contractors to choose from in the region, Fran-Bar offers competitive pricing, quality performance and workforce excellence and carries high limits in its general liability.

“Please give us a chance to bid on your next project because I think you will be surprised in how much we can help you,” said Barbee.

To reach Fran-Bar, call John Barbee at (760) 451-1788 (office) or (909) 560-0392 (cell).

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