Episode 84 - The Sprint Crew of Carpentry with Josh and Jesse from JMS Built

In this episode of the Build Hatch Podcast, we had the opportunity to hear from Josh and Jesse from JMS Built.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Jesse always had an interest in construction as he grew up watching his father renovate their family home.

  • Josh, on the other hand was the opposite and has his heart set on motorbike racing.

  • During his carpentry apprenticeship Josh focused on high end renovations whereas Jesse was working on more master-built projects.

  • The beginnings of JMS Built and how Josh and Jesse started their partnership, only one year after finishing their apprenticeships.

  • Taking the plunge and jumping headfirst into their first project which was a retirement village.

  • The early adoption of processes was the key to saying on top of timeframes and deadlines.

  • Josh explains the ‘purchase order model’ and how it has pros and cons.

  • JMS built is well-known as a carpentry sprint crew and they share how they built up this reputation.

  • Building trust between each other and how Josh and Jesse defined their roles.

  • Actively learning to keep the business moving forward.

  • Taking personality tests with Jesse the ‘Commander’ and Josh the ‘Director.’

  • They share their respective most enjoyable projects and aspects of managing JMS Built.

  • The key characteristics of establishing a productive and effective crew.

  • The hour-by-hour basis of balancing projects and the communication required for a smooth day.

  • Keeping up with the variety of new products and attending demo-days to ensure they are being used correctly and up to date before incorporating into a project.

  • The future for JMS Built and their social media approach.

Sit back and enjoy this helpful interview with Josh and Jesse from JMS Built.


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