Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful 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.

Imposes solutions on other people's problems and appears to be impatient during a conversation.

Show signs of being easily distracted by other things during a conversation.

1

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.

Discusses issues honestly and keeps the discussion focused on how best one can adjust the situation at hand and move the collaboration forward

Prioritizes the group efforts based on the common goal being worked towards

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.

Attends discussions only when one wants to correct or redirect the group but not to encourage or reaffirm group members

Allows simple and non-descriptive answers during discussions which discourages members participation

1

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

Builds relationships that only benefit oneself; is not honest, sincere or ready to build something that will benefit both parties

Awkwardly forces oneself into people's conversation in order to grab their attention and get contacts

1

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.

Submits both to the management and coworkers giving everyone an easy time

Works towards creating a peaceful work environment by adhering to the rules and regulations

2

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.

Ability to meet the strictest deadlines without giving any excuses

Ability to coach others on the need of setting goals and accomplishing them on time

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.

Does not take the initiative to start new projects, create new opportunities or pitch new solutions for the company

Is not trustworthy and does not keep promises; makes commitments or takes on projects but does not deliver

1

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.

Gets lost in the various details present in a project or task and ultimately loses focus on the actual project or task

Insists that a job be done in a certain way and does not welcome new ideas from others members of the team

1

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.

Lacks enough understanding about the current market trends and does not make enough efforts to improve

Hardly observes competitors and pays little attention to the trends that make competitors thrive

1

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

Hardly asks for assistance when faced with issues related to new technologies

Hardly advocates for the implementation of modern technologies that assist in sharing and storing data efficiently such as cloud storage

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

LISTENING SKILLS:

How well can you rate your listening ability skills when having a conversation?

Give an instance that you did not listen carefully and you ended up messing the situation.

[employee comments]
COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS:

Can you give the best example of a time when you worked cooperatively as a team member to complete an important task?

Describe a time when you have had to work with a difficult team member. How did you handle 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:

How has making new connections improved your professional and personal skills?

What do you do when a client turns you down or shows no interest in what you have to offer? Give two examples of when this happened

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Do you play the role of a peace ambassador in the workplace or you enjoy stirring conflicts?

Do you show favoritism when dealing with a particular group of people?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL GROWTH:

Do you make an immediate corrective action based on the coaching or feedback you receive?

Are you available to attend training and coaching workshops and do you benefit from them?

[employee comments]
ROLE AWARENESS:

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

Describe a time when you have faced challenges that hindered you from becoming more aware of your role in a certain goal. How did you overcome them?

[employee comments]
MANAGING DETAILS:

How do you make sure that you have all the necessary tools before starting a project or task?

Describe a time when you have had to multitask. How did you organize your tasks to make sure that you didn't miss any of them?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS TREND AWARENESS:

What efforts are you making to increase your accuracy in predicting future business trends?

What strategies are you using to survey your competitors and are you noticing any results?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS:

What efforts are you making to learn more about data mining techniques?

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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