Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a preventative maintenance engineer.

The Preventative Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring that all the workplace equipment and processes are running smoothly by performing defensive or emergency maintenance duties at their places of work.

The major responsibilities are collecting and entering data necessary to update the facility and equipment management archive, implementing preventive maintenance programs, implementing special maintenance and control of technical results, arranging schedules for handling operations or long-term storage, checking of expense forecasts for maintenance activities and facility renewal, updating data concerning the certification of machines and equipment by arranging the schedule to check validity of it, maintaining of relations with inspection and technical qualification organizations in reference to the area of responsibility.

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


Learn only to listen and pick out the most important things from the conversation.

Listen with the aim of understanding rather than the intent of replying.

[employee comments goal]

Look at things in different perspectives and angles and to develop alternative options.

Show great confidence and poise when making decisions and not afraid to make mistakes and learn from them.

[employee comments goal]

Focus on the employee's behavior rather than on his/her personality traits

Divide feedback into positive and negative columns for personal use and to ensure that it is fair and balanced

[employee comments goal]

Invest in character that builds the actual spirit of teamwork

Set workable personal goals that can be achieved within the set time

[employee comments goal]

Treat everybody with honor irrespective of their status both juniors and seniors alike

Create an atmosphere of love and concern among the employees together with the management

[employee comments goal]

Stop being afraid of trying and making mistakes but instead learn from the mistakes and change

Embrace teamwork as a way of sharing ideas and learning from others

[employee comments goal]

Give advance notice when the company rolls out new features or launches new initiatives or applications

Conduct neutral and honest discussions in order to allow everyone involved make solid contributions

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to make better strategic decisions based on accurate data about new trends

Encourage the use of smart analytics to track statistics, monitor competition, and analyze ranking in the market

[employee comments goal]

Put more effort into increasing the capacity to work anytime from anywhere and on any device

Seek for assistance when faced with challenges related to installing, using, and troubleshooting computer software

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to explain complex machines to clients clearly and with simple language

Learn how to use computer aided design technologies that assist in converting design information and requirements into workable drawings

[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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