Jane Gowing, P.Eng., GSC, PQS is the President of Gowing Contractors Ltd, an innovative Mechanical Contractor operating in process municipal Water and Wastewater Treatment systems, whose unique facilities include a fabrication plant which augments field work, as well as providing fabrication services to others. Under her dynamic leadership, the company is renowned for a consistently high level of workmanship, speedy problem-solving resolutions and clear and consistent communication between the multiple professional parties involved on each project.
After earning her B.Sc. in Water Resources Engineering from the University of Guelph, where she was also a finalist for Rookie Athlete of the Year playing field hockey and ice hockey, Jane went on to serve as Project Manager and Estimator at Bennett Mechanical Installations Ltd for 18 years before establishing Gowing Contractors Ltd. With her unprecedented engineering qualifications and practical construction experience, Jane is also frequently enlisted as an on-going team member for design/build project assessments and value engineering reviews. Lauded often for her work, Jane was the 2003 recipient of the Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Start-up Award, and was listed from 2005 to 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015 in Profit W100 for Canada’s top women entrepreneurs. She also received the WXN Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women award for Entrepreneurship in 2013. Jane is an active member of the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) on their Construction Committee.
Passionate about spreading her wealth of knowledge to up and coming members of her industry, Jane is active in mentoring through the WXN Network as well as participating in a mentoring program for the University of Guelph Engineering School for varsity athletes involved in the engineering program. Jane currently resides in St. George, Ontario, Canada.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Jane Gowing, P.Eng., GSC, PQS can be found in the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.