Engineering Services Profile

Engineering Services is responsible for development and creation of the budget and program that identifies the priority replacement and rehabilitation of all infrastructures which includes roads, bridges, sewers, watermains, sidewalks, and lighting within the roadway corridor. Engineering Services is also responsible for the delivery of this program which includes engineering, tendering and construction management services.

Engineering Services also provides legal survey and plan preparation services for all property transactions within the city. This service also manages all permits and work within roadways such as lane closure permits, utility placements, etc., as well as the operation, maintenance and administration of the streetlight system.

Service Details

Related Subservices

  • Asset Management
  • Construction Services
  • Corridor Service
  • Design Services
  • Survey and Technical Services
  • Waterfront Development Initiative (design and construction)

Type of Service

  • Both public facing and internal corporate service

Rationale

  • Core municipal service

Primary Funding Sources

  • Area Rating Reserves
  • Capital Budget
  • Net Levy
  • Rate Budget
  • Reserves
  • User Fees

Service Level

  • At standard

Service Level Source

  • Legislated
  • Council By-law
  • Council approved policy or service standard
  • Past practice

 

Performance Measures

2017


How much did you do? (volume)

  • Designed and tendered capital budget projects worth $99 M
  • Provided contract administration and inspection for 40 projects worth $99 M
  • Delivery of complex large scale projects such as Dartnall Rd., Upper Sherman Ave., Wilson St., Garth St., Rymal Rd.  Sherman Access Bin Wall Replacements, Montgomery Dr. large valve chambers replacements, and Governors Rd. and Mill St. rehabilitations.  Delivered resurfacing projects such as York Blvd., Upper Ottawa St., Fennell Ave as well as 10 neighbourhood projects.

2017 Accomplishments

  • Road cuts: 3,050 Road Cuts
    • $6.15 M in restoration costs
  • Road and Sidewalks:
    • 215 kms of Completed roads
    • 38 kms of sidewalks replaced
  • Watermain cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Lining: 4.6 kms
  • Trunk Watermain Condition Assessment: 3 kms scheduled for inspection
  • Sewer CIPP Lining: 17 kms completed
  • Sewer Lateral CIPP Lining: 513 Laterals Rehabilitated
  • Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment: 152 kms Mainline, 2,000 laterals

How well did you do it? (quality)

  • Capital tendered per plan: 100%

Is anyone better off? (impact)

  • Road kilometres rated in good condition:  61.9%
  • Reduced energy cost from conversion of street lights to LED:  $700,000

How much did you do? (volume)

  • Designed and tendered capital budget projects worth $109 M
  • Provided contract administration and inspection for 45 projects worth $109 M
  • Delivery of complex large scale projects such as Upper Red Hill Valley Parkway, Regional Road 56, Greenhill Avenue/Centennial Parkway Large Diameter Watermain, Mud Street Watermain/Large Valve Chambers
2016 Accomplishments
  • Road cuts: 3,300 Road Cuts
    • $7.2 M in restoration costs
  • Road and Sidewalks:
    • 178 kms of Completed roads
    • 30 kms of sidewalks replaced
  • Watermain cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Lining: 4.3 kms
  • Trunk Watermain Condition Assessment: 6.5 kms scheduled for inspection
  • Sewer CIPP Lining: 14 kms completed
  • Sewer Lateral CIPP Lining: 700 Laterals Rehabilitated
  • Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment: 170 kms Mainline, 2,000 laterals

Strategic Plan Priority - Built Environment & Infrastructure