The Infrastructure Development & Asset Management (ID&AM) Section is responsible for the division's physical assets throughout their complete lifecycle, from initial design and construction; to commissioning and start-up; meeting major maintenance and rehabilitation requirements; to the eventual retirement and disposal of the asset. ID&AM oversees roughly $600M in assets consisting of thirteen (13) maintenance and operating yards; seven (7) transfer stations & household hazardous waste depots; one (1) Materials Recovery Facility (MRF); two (2) organics processing facilities; the Green Lane Landfill; over 750 fleet assets; and over 1.5 million bins and carts. The ID&AM Section consists of four (4) units, which are outlined below:
Asset Management supports the Division through the development and implementation of asset management & capital plans for the rehabilitation and replacement of assets in order to maintain service levels, minimize risks and optimize decision-making processes. Activities also include the creation of up-to-date asset inventories, asset valuations, condition assessments, risk evaluation/modelling and the development and execution of asset lifecycle delivery strategies.
Capital Delivery is responsible for the implementation of capital projects including the engineering, design, permitting, tendering, construction and commissioning of major repairs, replacements, upgrades and expansions for existing facilities, as well as the development of any new infrastructure for the Division. Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, Capital Delivery retains, coordinates and manages the services of external consultants and contractors, and provides advice on new and innovative initiatives and technologies that offer potential benefits to the Division.
Closed Landfill Operations maintains all of the City's closed landfills requiring perpetual care. This includes the maintenance of engineered systems and the monitoring and reporting on various parameters including surface/groundwater analysis and landfill gas collection and management. In addition, they support the Division by assisting in the development of landfill gas utilization strategies as well as new and innovative approaches for future uses of closed landfill sites.
Facilities & Equipment Maintenance is responsible for maintaining all of the Division's assets ensuring an overall state of good repair thereby leading to safe and effective operations. This includes the maintenance of engineered systems, buildings and process facilities, as well as maintenance related to closed landfill sites that require monitoring and reporting on surface/groundwater and landfill gas.