Use this step by step explanation to craft a good employee performance feedback review for an engineering assistant. Find the right words with quality phrases.

An engineering assistant assists in the department of engineers offering various support services. The responsibilities of the assistant can differ based on the specifications and the scope of the project.

Duties that engineering assistants carry out includes developing project schedules and spreadsheets for tracking the projects. The assistants can work on a wide range of engineering projects from urban infrastructure to a landscape. They may also be involved in the drawing of designs to be used by the engineers using specific tools, write and update technical documentation as well as managing databases. Lastly, they are also responsible for the management of various program files.

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

LISTENING SKILLS: Listening Skills are a practical ability to accurately receive and interpret messages you receive during the communication process to ensure flow and accuracy are maintained.

Expresses openness and candidness when responding to what other have said.

Does not quickly assume what the other person is saying but instead listens to completion.

2

COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS: Collaborating is willingly working with one another and cooperating in whatever task one is assigned without behaving poorly or having an attitude change that hurts others.

Tries to keep one's emotions reigned in even when there are serious disagreements between collaborators

Keeps the team size balanced in order to maintain effective communication and teamwork

2

FACILITATION: Facilitation is making tasks or life easy for others while ensuring the daily running of successful meetings or workshops or business at large.

Introduces a follow-up question such as "How does that change the way you feel about...?" if a discussion does not start immediately

Arrives at the meetings early in order to create a warm environment and show others that one is serious and ready to discuss

2

NETWORKING: Networking is the process that encourages an exchange of information and ideas among individuals or groups that share the same interests.

Creates time to review the names and details of new contacts in order to get ready for future appointments

Follows up with casual contacts in order to try and build a potential long-term business relationship

2

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY: Equal Opportunity and Diversity means having employees from a wide range of background that includes different ages, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief, educational background, physical ability and treating them equally.

Works hand in hand with the colleagues to understand and appreciate different cultures and their way of doing things

Does not start or fire up conflicts in the office allowing everyone to enjoy the peace

3

PERSONAL GROWTH: Personal Growth is the improvement of one's awareness, identity, developing talents and potential to facilitate the growth of oneself and the position they handle at the workplace.

Prepares a well written out action plan on how to execute even the toughest goals

Can handle workplace stress and pressure with calm and sobriety

2

ROLE AWARENESS: Role Awareness is the ability to be informed of your role in a given environment as well as understand the expectations placed on a position and to see how they are met apparently.

Uses downtime to prepare for future tasks, catch up on backlogs or as a time to do simple or easy tasks

Marks positive changes in own performance in order to implement them further and identifies areas that need improvement

2

MANAGING DETAILS: Managing Details is the skill of paying close attention to details of every element of your job performance to ensure nothing is overlooked.

Participates in ongoing educational opportunities or professional development programs in order to improve own personal and professional skills

Applies discipline to work activities or assigned tasks and actively looks for ways to enhance the quality of the products and services

2

BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS: Business Trend Awareness is the capacity to be conscious of the changing ways in which the companies are developing in the marketplace.

Makes good strategic decisions, looks for good opportunities and makes efforts to overcome competition

Looks for more information that can assist in understanding the current market trends

2

TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS: Technology Trend Awareness is staying updated with the useful upcoming trends that can serve your business better and easier.

Constantly uses the internet to search for information and encourages others to do so

Encourages colleagues to utilize the power of virtual workplaces to save on time and money

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

LISTENING SKILLS:

How do you give your feedback and does it have any value?

How well do you receive and apply the instructions given out?

[employee comments]
COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS:

Have you been rewarded in the past for successfully empowering a group of people in achieving a goal? If yes, what was the reward?

Can you describe a project you were working on, that required input from people in different departments or at different levels of the company? How did you go about it?

[employee comments]
FACILITATION:

Is there a time when you have had to deal with a group member who does not attend group meetings? How did you go about it?

Can you describe a project that required major input from other employees? Who did you choose to work with you and why?

[employee comments]
NETWORKING:

What qualities do you look for in professionals when networking?

What value have you added to the new connections you have made? How do you make them feel part of your team?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Are you lost in your world such that you don't care about others?

Are you available when your colleagues need you to help them?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL GROWTH:

Do you value hard work and are you interested in making the best out of it?

Would you like to see your career grow as the company does?

[employee comments]
ROLE AWARENESS:

Describe a project that required you to demonstrate role awareness. What was your role and what was the outcome?

In your opinion, do you think it is important for employers to develop ways to help employees become more aware of their positions it the company? Explain

[employee comments]
MANAGING DETAILS:

How do you manage distractions at work? Describe a time when a project or task you were working on faced a major distraction

How do you organize your tasks to know which one comes first and what follows next? What tools, if any, have you used?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS:

Can you think of a new business trend that challenged you most and how did you implement change?

Can you think of a new trend that caught you unawares and how did you respond?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS:

How often do you encourage colleagues to use the internet to search for information easily?

What are you doing to encourage more colleagues to participate in online tech communities where individuals share technology ideas?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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