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Electrifying Insights

Shocks of Wisdom with Ben Matthews from Metro Electric, Inc.

Season 1, Episode 11: Electrifying Insights: Shocks of Wisdom with Ben Matthews from Metro Electrica

Episode Summary:

Get ready to plug into another energized session of the Blueprint Tour, where we flip the switch on the construction and design universe. This round, we're juicing up the conversation with Ben Matthews from Metro Electric, an absolute powerhouse in the electrical engineering domain.

From High School to High Voltage:

Ben's journey is a testament to the power of on-the-job learning, kicking off straight out of high school in 2006 and sticking with Metro Electric to build a career that's anything but static. Without the formal badge of a licensed professional engineer, Ben still manages to conduct the flow of knowledge and expertise in electrical engineering with the finesse of a seasoned pro. It's a narrative that sparks interest in the potential of vocational paths in the construction industry.

The Art of Coordination:

Ben Matthews is not just any electrician; he's an artist in project coordination. With a knack for delivering even the most shocking news in a manner that keeps everyone grounded, Ben exemplifies the kind of vibe that keeps projects on track without letting the sparks fly out of control. This episode dives deep into the essence of effective communication and coordination in the electrical field, highlighting how essential these skills are in keeping the current construction projects flowing smoothly.

Innovating with Instant Quotes:

Metro Electric's early adoption of PermitZIP's instant quote feature exemplifies the intersection of technology and traditional trade work. This innovation not only streamlines the estimation process but also illuminates Ben's forward-thinking approach to the electrical industry. It's a glimpse into the future where efficiency and technology light up the path to project planning and execution.

Wisdom in Wires:

The conversation with Ben Matthews is electrified with insights ranging from assuming no malice in the face of project challenges to staying current with industry innovations. It's a powerful reminder of electricians' role in powering our homes and buildings and driving the construction industry towards a brighter, more efficient future.

Join us as we journey through the circuitry of Ben's experiences, from the ground up at Metro Electric to the high-voltage world of construction coordination. It's a session with lessons, laughs, and electric personality, only here on The Blueprint Tour.

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