OHL NA: Executive Office (New York)

Field Engineer Intern (CAC Summer'20)

Job Locations US-FL-West Palm Beach | US-FL-Vero Beach
Job ID
Community Asphalt


Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) North America encompasses the construction activities of the OHL Group, its subsidiaries and affiliates across the United States and Canada. OHL is a large international concessions and construction group with more than 100 years of history. It operates in more than 30 countries across 5 continents. At present, the OHL Group is an international leader in the construction industry that specializes in roadways, bridges, tunnels, railways, hospitals, water resources and unique buildings. For more information on OHL North America, please visit our website: http://www.ohlna.com/


OHL North America is seeking a Field Engineer Intern for Summer 2019 to join our West Palm Beach location.  This is a paid position.


The following items are possible activities for an Intern under Project Manager supervision, however, based on the size of the project, he/she would only be assigned certain items from the list and the other items would be given to other engineers on the same project:

  • Cost reports
  • Cost look ahead and look backs
  • Payments, subcontractor requisitions
  • Prepare additional work orders (AWOs)
  • Negotiate AWOs
  • CPM schedule update, six week look ahead, two week look ahead
  • Submit RFIs
  • Coordinate between subcontractors and trades
  • Manage specific subcontractors and be the main contact and coordinator
  • Produce or supervise the production of shop drawings
  • Supervise and inspect field work and could be made fully responsible for specific locations within the jobsite
  • Coordinate with superintendent and provide drawings and explanations as required
  • Understand drawing details and specification requirements and relate it to the superintendent
  • Order long lead and specialty materials and also keep track should this material run out
  • Resolve technical issues with the Architect /Engineer
  • Prepare submittals for work to be performed
  • Track submittals, RFIs
  • Redline drawings for as-builts 


  • Must be enrolled at an accredited 4-yer institution pursuing a degree in civill engineering, construction management, or a related field
  • Previous internship experience in heavy civil construction preferred


OHL USA, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“OHL”) shall not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to OHL or an employee of OHL, by mail, electronically, or otherwise will be considered OHL property. OHL will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. OHL will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. OHL Human Resources is the only authorized representative of OHL to execute any agreements with search firms or staffing agencies. As a condition for payment, a Vendor shall have OHL USA Inc.’s Personnel Agreement and a Job Order signed by an authorized OHL HR representative. Verbal or written communications from any employee of OHL and its subsidiaries shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be the property of OHL.


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