OHL North America Spring 2019 Civil Engineering Co-ops Opportunity!

December 4, 2018
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Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) North America encompasses the construction activities of the OHL Group, its subsidiaries and affiliates across the United States and Canada. At present, the OHL North America is a national leader in the construction industry that specializes in roadways, bridges, tunnels, and railways. For more information on OHL North America, please visit their website: http://www.ohlna.com/

OHL North America is seeking a Field Engineer Co-Op for Spring 2019 to join one of our several California Projects in Los Angeles, Yorba Linda, and Anaheim.  This is a paid position and requires a commitment of 40 hours a week from early January through mid-May with an option to extend through the summer semester. To apply, please forward your resume under the subject line “Field Engineer Co-Op: [Preferred Location]” to collegerecruitment@ohlna.com.


The following items are possible activities for a Co-Op under Project Manager supervision, however, based on the size of the project, he/she would only be assigned certain items from the list:

  • 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

Published on December 4th, 2018

Last updated on December 5th, 2018