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

A CAD technician utilizes CAD to make drawings for manufacturing machinery and buildings. Unlike, the previous draughtsman, they reproduce drawings in an electronic form. Hence, they work in different industries such as construction and manufacturing.

Other responsibilities of the technician include using 2D and 3D design technology to make virtual drawings, which engineers can view and interact with to inform huge construction projects. Through their electronic drawings, he/she can explain how much a project is likely to cost. They also take directions from the CAD designer. The professional may also be required to change the designs as per the requirements of the project team. Finally, the technician ensures that the drawings are accessible to each member of the team by sending them through email.

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


Practice on a regular basis to improve the listening skill abilities.

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

[employee comments goal]

Seek for necessary help anytime I am faced with any troubleshooting problem.

To improve on my technical deduction and logical isolations skills and capabilities.

[employee comments goal]

Provide regular and timely feedback to group members in order to help them identify their strengths and work on weak areas

Answer all emails from group members in a timely manner or assign someone to do it if one is not in a position to

[employee comments goal]

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

Ask the contacts one already has to refer other contacts in order to build and expand own network

[employee comments goal]

Consult with management as much to ensure unity in executing of duties

Balance out working and personal time to bring up a happy workforce

[employee comments goal]

Choose to be an active part of the growing company

Have a plan and work it to see your dreams come true

[employee comments goal]

Try and gain a deeper understanding of the other person's perspective without immediately saying that it is bad or good

Volunteer in different community activities in order to understand the needs of people and offer help where appropriate

[employee comments goal]

Adopt a strategic approach to the situation at hand and actively follow through on that strategy

Compare own initial thoughts about the situation and what one has found out in order to identify where own views have changed

[employee comments goal]

Value and interact with new employees who can teach something new, even if they have a lower position in the company's hierarchy

Subscribe to newspapers and blogs that report on own company and the issues it faces

[employee comments goal]

Work extra hard to get more certifications in new technology fields

Learn to ask for assistance when faced with challenges related to new technology trends

[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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