Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a job captain.

A Job Captain is a member of the Architect's staff who is responsible for overseeing a given project from drafting of the plan to the actual drawings and coordinating of any other element required. This post reports to the project manager, or the architect.

The primary responsibilities for this position includes, ensuring that the draftsmen carry out all the instructions as required, directs the team members at all levels of the contract administration, runs a minimum of 1-2 projects at various stages of work, visiting the sites plus drafting reports of the visits, inspects the drawings and provides feedback to the personnel, representing the client in obtaining bids and awarding the construction contracts, prepares studies and reports.

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.

Take notes on the important aspect of the conversation if necessary.

[employee comments goal]

Manage my emotions well during the process and to have good confidence.

Manage my time well enough so that I do not arrive at the interview place late.

[employee comments goal]

Encourage group members always to work as a team in order to solve problems or accomplish goals

Connect discussions with the current of previous tasks and try to find similarities or differences that will help solve a problem at hand

[employee comments goal]

Try to link the performance of employees to the positive outcomes of the company while giving feedback

Recognize the efforts and behavior of the employee and encourage him/her to keep the same attitude towards his/her work

[employee comments goal]

Think creatively outside the box and share ideas with the rest of the team

Comprehend the goals with their relevance to the business and work to deliver the expectations

[employee comments goal]

Choose to respect every employee despite their race, age, color or gender

Be sure to address everyone respectfully no matter how familiar you have grown with them

[employee comments goal]

Learn new ways to deal with difficult situations or setbacks and continue to pursue one's personal goals despite the obstacles

Learn how to control and respond to one's own emotions in order to avoid causing conflicts in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in attending conferences and local events that can increase chances of interacting with other professionals

Develop effective strategies of surveying what customers want and put more effort into making it readily available

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to learn how to prepare reports and proposals that persuade and provide information

Develop paragraphs that introduce, develop, connect, and conclude ideas when writing reports and proposals

[employee comments goal]

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

Pay attention to detail and use sketches, verbal instructions, and notes to assist in completing complex project designs

[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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