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

A Biomass Plant Technician is responsible for producing renewable energy from plant matter or animal matter that can be either implemented straight or first converted into biofuel.

Daily responsibilities for this post include operating biomass fuel burning boilers or biomass fuel gasification system equipment by specifications or instructions, operating equipment to start, stop or regulate biomass-fueled generator units, boilers, engines or auxiliary systems, inspecting biomass power plant or processing equipment, recording or reporting damage and mechanical problems, recording or reporting operational data like readings on meters, instruments and gauges, ensuring the work areas are clean to adhere to compliance with safety regulations, measuring and monitoring raw biomass feedstock, including wood, waste or refuse materials.

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


Show enough willingness to keep the personal workspace clean and tidy.

Make it a responsibility to report any issues that might be interfering with proper work organization.

[employee comments goal]

To have a proper to-do list to help me carry out tasks in the right manner.

Learn new ways and skills of prioritizing work to achieve high results.

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to learn the best way to manage my feelings and emotions while working with others.

Be more willing to compromise for the best interest of the team.

[employee comments goal]

Help others to perform tasks that are provided without feeling shortchanged

Learn to adapt to new situations and significant changes by embracing change from the inside

[employee comments goal]

Plan on what to do each day without necessarily getting a schedule from the management

Attempt to do things differently and see the results changes

[employee comments goal]

Manage time wisely to get much accomplished within a short time

Make use of the learning materials or coaching lessons to become more efficient

[employee comments goal]

Learn to make promises and keep them in order to avoid losing one's own credibility, dependability, and integrity

Be responsible for one's tasks and responsibilities; perform every element of one's job responsibilities to the best of one's ability

[employee comments goal]

Use tools that will help one to determine the value of the task at hand and further own prioritizing skills in order to prioritize tasks effectively and meet deadlines

Reward oneself when one completes a task ahead of time in order to feel motivated to meeting own mini-deadlines

[employee comments goal]

Track how much time one spends on each task in order to identify tasks that take more time that needed

Use the provided procedures or guidelines to perform tasks in order to improve quality and productivity; avoid using inappropriate shortcuts

[employee comments goal]

Identify the resources required to plan a project and the period of time each resource will be needed throughout the project

Create a skills catalog in order to make sure that the right resources are available where and when one needs them

[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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