OHL NA: Executive Office (New York)

Field Engineer Co-Op (CA - Summer 2020)

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
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OHL North America (OHL NA) merges global expertise and a 100+ year legacy with the latest innovations and a strong regional footprint to deliver North America's most complex infrastructure and construction projects. The company has more than 2,000 engineering and construction professionals from coast to coast and specializes in the financing, construction and modernization of highways, bridges, rail and mass transit systems, tunnels, water resources, hospitals, schools, and other large-scale infrastructure projects, including alternative delivery. OHL NA is the North American division of international construction company Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (OHL Group), headquartered in Madrid, Spain. The company's regional headquarters are located in College Point, NY and has operations coast to coast from California to New York, Texas, Florida, and Illinois. OHL NA ranks #11 on Engineering News Record's (ENR) 2018 Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors List.


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OHL North America is seeking a Field Engineer Intern for Summer 2020 to join one of our several California locations including Orange County, Los Angeles, San Bernardino and King City.  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-year 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.


OHL NA and its affiliates are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.




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