Field Engineer Intern (Greater NY)

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
Field & Project Engineering


Who is OHLA USA?


We are a company who believes in building a better, safer, more sustainable world for generations to come. We are committed to making a difference within our communities, who depend on the safety and reliability of the structures we build and is possible with our main asset, our people!


OHLA USA brings together the construction industry's most diverse talent who thrive in a collaborative work environment and appreciate challenges and opportunities.


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 

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive exhaustive list and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities at any time


  •  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

To learn more about OHLA USA, visit our website


Compensation: The base hourly rate being offered for this position is USD $20.00 per hour to USD $25.00 per hour. Please note that the salary range listed is specific to the role listed in California. Hourly rates may vary for different individuals in the same role based on various factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, and performance. 


OHLA ADA Message: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will require the ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; Employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud noise.


OHLA EEO Message: OHLA USA 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.


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

Minimum Salary

USD $20.00/Hr.

Maximum Salary

USD $23.00/Hr.


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