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

A junior pipeline engineer performs the primary duties of pipeline engineer but under the leadership and supervision of the senior engineer. They assist in the designing, expanding, and maintaining of the pipeline systems. Using their knowledge in pipeline engineering, he/she provide advice to the manufacturing team concerning compression, pipelines, measurement, and processing facilities.

They also participate in the development of designs and drawings for new pipelines. Besides, they communicate with the rest of the project team on the capacity of the proposed pipeline system to carry various products. In addition, the pipeline engineer creates maps of the systems showing meter points and other vital structures.

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


Maintain a calm and composed attitude when someone is venting negative feelings and emotions

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

[employee comments goal]

To pay close attention to what others have to say and not to interrupt them.

To make my voice be heard on the team so that I can actively participate in the decision-making process.

[employee comments goal]

Broaden or deepen the discussions as needed by asking only open-ended questions and avoiding questions that only require Yes or No answers

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]

Remove oneself emotionally from the situation and keep the impossible person at a distance for a moment

Distract oneself by doing other activities or meeting new friends in order to stop thinking about what the difficult person said or did

[employee comments goal]

Make an effort to reach each employee individually to discuss their challenges

Don't be caught up in the small details and lose sight of the primary goals

[employee comments goal]

Choose to do your very best in the tasks given daily without fail

Become innovative always looking for better ways to solve everyday problems

[employee comments goal]

Set consistent goals that can be easily achieved without much stress

Communicate effectively in every situation to every person in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Carefully consider the feedback provided by supervisors and works on the weak areas

Commit yourself to work with an open heart and help others where they need help

[employee comments goal]

Find a mentor or a good friend to take on the role of motivator, check own progress and hold one accountable

Create a mission statement in order to help direct own energy and time to accomplishing all important goals

[employee comments goal]

Learn to utilize modern techniques of sharing and storing data such as cloud storage

Embrace artificial intelligence technologies to execute repetitive, multiple, and complex tasks efficiently

[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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