Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for an aerospace technician.

An Aerospace Technician is in charge of the equipment used to test new designs in aviation using structural engineering systems and technical skills to support the work of engineers and others who develop, make and test aircraft and spacecraft plus their operating systems.

The primary responsibilities include - programming computers for flight simulation to test new aircraft designs, operating and calibrating the computer systems so that they meet various test requirements, building and maintaining test facilities to meet engineer's specifications, testing, recording and analyzing data and diagnosing any problems, repairing or replacing faulty components, maintaining and operating equipment to detect problems with new aircraft designs, resolving any difficulties with the plane parts, recording and analyzing test results.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

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


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Weigh my words first before I speak them out to avoid saying unwanted things.

To be authentic in my speech and to make people appreciate my honesty and transparency.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to articulate or communicate in a proper manner that can be well understood by people.

Keep a cool head when dealing with more pressing and exhausting issues.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to manage clients? problems well enough and to ensure they are satisfied.

Learn to give and receive constant feedback on the task being handled.

[employee comments goal]

Encourage and support others during tough times in order to help them see the best in themselves during these difficult times

Love and care for other employees without considering other irrelevant factors that don't influence the qualities of that person

[employee comments goal]

Book time in one's diary in order to prepare a business presentation for a networking event

Keep a list of one's top networking partners and do something every week to add value to their life or business

[employee comments goal]

Advance the business agenda by being the very best the company has every had

Be a source of joy to the other workers and customers

[employee comments goal]

Adhere to the rules provided for a smooth relationship with the management

Avoid falling back into old habits that have already been sighted

[employee comments goal]

Be committed to personal and company goals and go the extra mile to achieve them

Actively seek new opportunities to improve oneself and the company and seize them when they occur

[employee comments goal]

Learn to utilize modern techniques of sharing and storing data such as cloud storage

Implement augmented and virtual reality technologies to improve training and engagement

[employee comments goal]

Show more willingness to work in a team and with a diverse group of people when making designs

Always develop designs that meet safety requirements and legal guidelines

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


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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