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Why You’ll Love This Job

INNESS is an intimate country refuge, hotel and restaurant located in Accord, New York. Situated on a campus of 225 pastoral acres, which include a 12-room farmhouse hotel, 28 guest cabins, restaurant, event barn, a 9-hole golf course, sporting outfitter, two swimming pools, tennis courts, walking trails, a retail home and farm shop, as well as an organic farm and orchard.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Chief Engineer will be responsible for overseeing all physical buildings and systems in place.

  • Create and maintain capital improvement project budgets and annual maintenance budgets while routinely evaluating actual versus budgeted expenditures
  • Create daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly punch lists and maintenance schedules
  • Develop and manage preventive maintenance programs for all mechanical systems
  • Initiating and monitoring work orders for maintenance staff. In partnership with their manager develop, implement, and improve strategies for tracking and completing work orders
  • Maintenance of property files and records, including all past, current, and future equipment, and maintenance documents (e.g., as-built drawings, executed contracts, warranties, project schedules and specifications, budget documents, bids etc.)
  • Regular representation of the Owner to vendors and service providers demonstrating poise, grace, diplomacy, and the utmost professionalism
  • Thorough, consistent, and clear communication and collaboration with all on-property staff and off-site partners
  • Hands on support to maintenance staff
  • On call duties as required
  • Building, hiring and managing a maintenance team.


  • Maintenance: 5 years’ experience (Preferred)
  • Management: 2 years’ experience
  • OSHA Level 10 Certification (Preferred)
  • Hands on experience of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, water treatment, sewer/septic systems, fire suppression system, pool management and other physical plant support systems
  • HVAC knowledge is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Flexible work schedule depending on demands and facility emergencies that arise.

Salary-$80,000 per year.  

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Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 119752