Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for a lead a/v technician. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Lead A/V Technician is liable for overseeing as well as setting up, installing, operating, testing and troubleshooting audio and video equipment.

The primary responsibilities for this position are setting up and running sound, creating and operating spotlight, conferring with meeting or concert director to establish cues and directions, creating and installing custom lighting systems, coordinating audio feeds with television images, mixing sounds inputs and feeds, sending in equipment for repairs as needful, switching video data sources from one camera to another, monitoring sound feeds to ensure quality, ensuring the equipment is installed according to the designed layout, creating and installing custom lighting systems, performing duties on location.

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

ORGANIZED WORKPLACE: Organized Workplace is a vital characteristic that helps the business to thrive for long term due to the sense of structure and order which efficiently promotes the team spirit.

Not aware of all the company's rules and procedures and keeps making mistakes now and then.

Rarely ensures that things around the workplace are in order.

1

URGENCY: Urgency is the speed that drives businesses fast in order to keep them from disconnecting from what they are aiming to achieve but pursue it with a sense of urgency.

Keeps meetings short and to the point, while capturing key agendas.

Always focused when handling a particular task and ensures there is less distraction around.

2

TEAMWORK SKILLS: Teamwork is the process of collaboratively working with a group of people with an aim to achieve a set goal within a business ensuring that the staff and management cooperate using their skills and provide constructive feedback.

Starts conflicts and disagreements within the team that leads to team members fighting each other.

Shows reluctance when it comes to undertaking various activities with the team.

1

FLEXIBILITY: Flexibility is an important skill that allows employers and employees to make an arrangement about working on maintaining a work/life balance to help organizations improve the productivity and efficiency of their balance.

Struggles to accept new work assignments and training on handling new jobs

Rarely helps others in their department or research based activities

1

INITIATIVE: An initiative is the ability to assess and initiate things independently often done without any managerial influence offered.

Takes the initiative in overcoming obstacles and meeting the organization's goals

Always eager to obtain constructive feedback that ensures better performance in all the tasks

2

ORIENTATION TO WORK: Orientation to Work is the introduction that is given to a new worker whereby he is introduced to coworkers and given relevant information like schedules, performance standards, benefits and facilities, names of the supervisors, etc.

Gathers all the facts and gets inputs from others before making effective decisions

Works at a comfortable pace that thoroughly analyzes all situations before handing a final solution

2

CONSISTENCY AND RELIABILITY: Consistency and Reliability are the ability to be trusted to do what you do best all the time with or without supervision and without failure to produce results.

Is not trustworthy thus, is unable to win customers and other employees confidence

Does not show willingness to help other employees when the need arises

1

DEADLINES - ON TIME: Deadlines - On time is the ability to prioritize the important tasks and setting up a plan on how to work on them first to deliver within the set period.

Allows oneself to feel overwhelmed with the thought of completing a large project instead of breaking the project down into smaller, manageable tasks

Does not know how to improve own concentration when one is faced with distractions

1

QUANTITY OF WORK: The quantity of Work is the amount of work accomplished by an employee against the expectations set by the employer.

Jumps from one task to the other instead of concentrating on a single activity at a time

Works on many tasks that should be delegated thus constantly feels overwhelmed

1

RESOURCE USE: Resource Use is the ability to utilize the office supplies effectively while avoiding any wastage and ensuring everything is used correctly.

Uses the company resources for unnecessary ventures rather than for ventures that increase its productivity

Is reluctant to use project resource management tools to track a project or improve its accuracy

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

ORGANIZED WORKPLACE:

Do you feel you value your job? Explain your answer.

How can you rate the general work morale? Are people in good spirits when discharging their roles?

[employee comments]
URGENCY:

Have you at any time taken extra work when called upon by others?

Do you always find it difficult to say no to extra work when you have enough to handle?

[employee comments]
TEAMWORK SKILLS:

Give an instance you contributed actively to a group problem and what was the result?

Do you always have a tendency of blaming others for the mistakes made?

[employee comments]
FLEXIBILITY:

Are you flexible enough to take on new urgent tasks that do not originally belong to you?

Are you consistent in following the descriptions given to finish tasks?

[employee comments]
INITIATIVE:

Do you have to be told what to do or you take the lead?

Do you take positive criticism well or do you allow your feeling to lead you?

[employee comments]
ORIENTATION TO WORK:

How well do handle pressure and stress in the workplace?

How well do you relate to your co-workers and management?

[employee comments]
CONSISTENCY AND RELIABILITY:

Can you provide a specific example that best illustrates your ability to be counted on?

Can you describe a time when personal issues pulled you away from work? How did you handle it?

[employee comments]
DEADLINES - ON TIME:

You are currently working on a project that is due in a few hours. Your boss assigns you another project that is due at exactly the same time as the current one. What do you do to make sure that you meet both deadlines?

Is there a time when you faced a problem when handling a task? How did this affect your mini-deadlines and the actual deadline?

[employee comments]
QUANTITY OF WORK:

What are some of the factors you have considered when delegating tasks to your team members in order to increase their productivity?

Describe a training program that you have enhanced or developed to improve the quantity of work produced by your team. How has this benefited the team?

[employee comments]
RESOURCE USE:

Describe a time when you have started a project without all the required resources. Were you happy with the outcome? Explain your answer

How have you ensured a fair and balanced resource allocation when planning your projects or tasks?

[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: