R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited Ltd

Orangeville, ON, Canada


Burnside Mobile is a web based modular software that reduces risk and saves you money by helping to manage asset deficiencies from identification and collection to resolution. Burnside Mobile is designed to be used in the field on IOS or Android tablet or smart phones to certify that identified issues are tracked allowing you to plan accordingly for their repair before they become a major liability. Burnside Mobile has saved many municipal clients from lengthy litigations by ensuring compliance with identified maintenance standards. R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited is a multi-discipline engineering and environmental consulting firm comprised of over 350 engineers, scientists, technical, management and support staff. Burnside is a client-focused organization, where project managers develop close working relationships with their clients to meet and exceed their expectations. For over 50 years, Burnside has been delivering engineering and science-based solutions to municipal, private sector and First Nation clients. Burnside has core skills in infrastructure engineering, environmental management and the delivery of municipal services. We have specialized experience in technical fields including GIS and software applications, water resources, solid waste management, environmental impact assessment and energy efficiency.



Burnside Mobile inspection tools focus on collecting information/deficiencies found within a municipal road allowance, like potholes, cracking, drainage issues, debris, bridge deck discontinuity, shoulder drop offs, street signs, street lights, sidewalks, trails, winter road conditions, etc. Built on ArcGIS Enterprise or ArcGIS Online, and Geocortex Essentials by VertiGIS. Inspection data collection made easy: • Integrated GPS system to track and record location of inspection route • Identify and record road right of way asset deficiencies • Deficiencies are assigned a GPS location and time-stamp • Photos automatically linked to deficiencies • Schedule when a deficiency is to be serviced • Record of when deficiencies have been corrected • Map-based and tabular reports help to demonstrate compliance with municipality’s maintenance standards Simple Work Orders – for small municipalities • Sort and prioritize identified deficiencies, by type, region, etc. • Assign maintenance items individually or in groups • Generate work orders populated with photo and field note details • Review and/or Close work orders with only a few clicks in the field or office Reports • Extract a road section detail report based on date range in just two clicks • Summary reports • Compliance reports Two way integration via Burnside Mobile API with work management system API is also available. Currently integrated with Esri Partners – Cityworks, Cartegraph, Lucity, and Maximo by IBM.

Services Provided:

Application Development, Business Case Development, Data Conversion/Migration, Data Model & Database Design, GIS Strategy and Planning, Hosting Services, Implementation, Needs and Requirements, System Architecture and Design, System Integration, Training Services