Introducing Patrick Helman

Pasco Plant Truck Driver at IER

John Van Wingerden \ June 16, 2021

In 2012, after many years working in the retail sector, Patrick decided to get his Commercial Driver’s License. He started his career as a truck driver with a local company before he joined the North Dakota oil fields, where he worked until the oil boom in North Dakota came to an end in late 2015.

This is what brought him back to the Pacific Northwest, where he could be closer to family and friends in his hometown of Othello, WA.

In November 2016, he joined IER and has been providing dedicated delivery services to IER customers ever since. Patrick drives from our Pasco plant to customer sites and has been an important part of IER’s growth in the Pacific Northwest region over the last few years.  He has come to know IER’s business so extensively that he is a great resource for our customers, as well as a fantastic sounding board for feedback to IER’s technical and service team.  He also enjoys supporting various technical projects that are always going on back at the plant!  His natural curiosity and warm personality make Patrick a tremendous asset for our IER team!

Outside of work, Patrick enjoys woodworking, fishing, hunting and growing fresh vegetables in his garden.


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