Budget

The following is the budget generated by the Arizona Water Jacks. This budget serves as a guideline to how much monetary compensation the team would receive for work. This is not a true budget; it is only an exercise performed by the team.

  Project Engineer Civil Engineer Environmental Engineer Administrative¬†
Research (hrs) 18 24 41 0
Modeling (hrs) 13 24 126 0
Analysis (hrs) 72 44 47.5 0
Design (hrs) 11.5 72 7 0
Documentation (hrs) 8 9 37.5 60
Meetings (hrs) 22 36 23 34
Total per Personnel (hrs) 144.5 209 282 94
Total (hrs) 730      



The table above shows the total personnel hours spent on the capstone project. The project has four main positions: project engineer, civil engineer, environmental engineer, and administrative.

  Project Engineer Civil Engineer Environmental Engineer Administrative¬†
Total Hours 144.5 209 282 94
Pay Scale $170 $60 $60 $45
Cost $24,565 $12,540 $16,920 $4,230
Total Personnel¬† $58,255 Estimated $59,000  
Rock Armoring $39,000 ADOT Program and Project Management
Total $97,255 Billed $98,000  



The table above shows the total personnel cost and material cost for the rock armoring. The estimated value from last semester for personnel costs was $59,000. The actual cost for personnel is $58,255. The rock armoring was estimated to cost $39,000 which was obtained from the ADOT Program and Project Management. The ADOT Program and Project Management service was used to obtain the bid history of rock armoring.

  Quoted Price Service Company
Three-sided Bridge $150,000 Contech
Total $150,000  


The table above shows the total cost for the three-sided bridge. The cost comprises the cost of the three-sided bridge, transportation, and installation. The three-sided bridge costs $75,000 while the installation and transportation fee is estimated to be another $75,000. Hence $150,000 total was calculated.