Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a civil transportation designer.

A civil transportation designer designs and constructs different transportation systems. Besides, he/she participates in route planning by providing technical advice on the best routes to take at a certain period as well as determining the cost of construction.

Other duties include carrying out a cost-benefit analysis to determine if the proposed road or highway is sustainable economically. In addition, they are responsible for checking if the roads are designed and built in line with government regulations and whether is susceptible to hazards. Using design software, they make designs for new routes taking into account the cost and the effectiveness of the routes in solving traffic problems.

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 new ways and technique of starting and maintaining meaningful conversations.

To always asks effective and open-ended questions to get to information that is more detailed on issues not well understood.

[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

Provide group members with materials and tools necessary to make discussions run smoothly

[employee comments goal]

Keep one's focus on building real connections with the people one meets instead of just socializing or trying to sell own products

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

[employee comments goal]

Create a schedule for all employees to follow without compromise

Train workers to embrace their work as their very own

[employee comments goal]

Set goals for each employee to come up with their working ideas

Coach others how to think creatively and employ their skills to growth

[employee comments goal]

Be a good team player without holding any prejudice against any member of the company

Be available to assist those that require your help at all times

[employee comments goal]

Set consistent goals that can be easily achieved without much stress

Receive feedback and labor for it to become a better employee

[employee comments goal]

Ensure you set goals that help you break down the company's targets into small achievable milestones

Go for coaching or training every time the business provides it

[employee comments goal]

Do own goals as early as possible or when one feels the mind is fresh and ready to handle important tasks

Divide own goals into urgent and important in order to know which ones need more focus

[employee comments goal]

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

Learn to use data mining techniques to identify patterns and predict future 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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