Jonathan Cowles, P.E. is Director of Engineering and joined WL Port-Land Systems in 2013. He has been involved in design, fabrication and construction of equipment and systems for material handling and material processing in a wide range of industries since 1991. Jon has held positions in engineering, project management, engineering management and operations management for Svedala (McNally Wellman and Kennedy Van Saun), Heyl & Patterson and Westinghouse Electric.
As Director of Engineering, Jon manages the engineering department which is responsible for coordinating project design inclusive of facility layout; process design; equipment specification and selection; civil, structural and mechanical design and detailing; and ensuring engineering tasks are completed to support overall project schedules.
Jon is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Robert Morris University. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and achieved Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Westinghouse.