Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a gyroscopic engineering technician.

A Gyroscopic Engineering Technician is responsible for applying theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test or calibrate machinery and material under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.

The primary responsibilities include reading, dialing and monitoring amperage, voltage, electrical output at specific operating temperature to analyze parts performance, analyzes test results about design or rated specifications and test objectives, modifying and adjusting equipment to meet specifications, evaluating drawing tools designs by measuring drawing dimensions, comparing with original specifications using the form and function engineering skills, setting up and conducting tests of complete units and elements under operational conditions to investigate proposals for improving equipment performance.

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


Try not to talk too fast or too slow that the audience cannot understand the intended message.

Seek clarification on the points that are not very well understood.

[employee comments goal]

Be willing enough to collaborate with other when it comes to problem-solving issues.

Try to ask the right questions that will act as a guide to coming up with proper solutions.

[employee comments goal]

Look for people, environments, ideas, and knowledge that one finds inspiring and motivating and share it with others

Stand firm in order to show other employees that even the worst of situations can be overcome by positive thinking

[employee comments goal]

Show interest in the person by asking questions and listening closely in order to make those connections happen

Get a list of the names of people who are expected to attend a networking event and search them on social sites like LinkedIn in order to know what topic they would be interested in

[employee comments goal]

Be willing, to tell the truth at all times even when you are in error

Give credit to employees who have worked hard and deserved it

[employee comments goal]

Check in with other employees in order to make sure that all team members are communicating effectively

Send out emails to employees who constantly seem to be wasting time reminding them that they are on company time

[employee comments goal]

Do quality and proactive risk management throughout, and avoid immediate reaction to changes

Try to imagine possible outcomes of a particular decision and potential problems that might ensue from it

[employee comments goal]

Streamline tasks and processes, and create and implement timesaving strategies

Put more effort into finishing all tasks early to ensure they do not pile-up

[employee comments goal]

Evaluate the quality of knowledge and information critically before using it and seek for further knowledge where necessary

Check the experience and knowledge of others before starting new tasks

[employee comments goal]

Regularly practice how to use a wide range of tools and equipment properly

Put extra effort to complete tasks that have cost restraints and always meet all deadlines

[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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