Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a junior architectural draftsperson.

A Junior Architectural Draftsperson is responsible for preparing large drawings of architectural drawings and plans for buildings and structures according to stipulations provided by the architect.

More important tasks include supervising, coordinating and inspecting the work of draftspersons, technicians, and technologists on construction projects, obtaining and assembling data to complete architectural designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as required, laying out and planning interior room designs for commercial buildings, using the computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software, drawing rough and accurate scale plans for foundations, buildings and structures, based on introductory concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data.

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.

Always strive to ask and raise relevant questions and issues respectively during a conversation

[employee comments goal]

Pay attention to detail in order to avoid missing important points or steps when performing a task or accomplishing goals

Volunteer for extra tasks and projects when one feels they can handle more work alongside their regular tasks

[employee comments goal]

Begin discussions with questions that require group members to evaluate or analyze rather than those that just check for understanding

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]

Respect each view from all individuals and choose those that fit the current situation

Do not underestimate any idea even when they are not appropriate

[employee comments goal]

Know the direction to follow in executing the projects presented

Respect every opinion while taking only that which is needful

[employee comments goal]

Get excited when handling tasks in order to keep enthusiasm high even during rough patches

Dedicate time to make things happen, be the leader and other employees' source of inspiration

[employee comments goal]

Make sure to have all the information needed to accomplish a certain task before starting it

Work closely with the instructor from the start to the of the task or project and ask for help where appropriate

[employee comments goal]

Work in a positive team environment in order to gain new perspectives and reduce bad stress when the going gets tough

Volunteer to train new and underperforming employees and in resolving problems that contribute to underperformance

[employee comments goal]

Avoid constant interruptions and distractions that waste time meant for working on a project

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

[employee comments goal]

Work extra hard to get more certifications in new technology fields

Implement augmented and virtual reality technologies to improve training and engagement

[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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