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

A project engineer is responsible for managing technical and engineering projects. Hence, they apply their engineering skills to ensure that the project meets the specifications and also utilizes their management skills, to ensure resources and human capital, are allocated appropriately.

Other specific duties include ensuring that the projects are completed in time and with the best quality. He/she manages the personnel working on the project, examines the needs of the project and allocates the right people for various activities. The engineer also plans the project budget and makes sure that all the activities carried out match the available financial resources of the company.

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


Develop a ?to do list? plan that will be a guide in carrying out work related tasks.

Be a good role model to other workmates when it comes to being organized in the work area.

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to take more charge of negotiations and to direct it in a way that it should go.

Come up with solid solutions and help other people understand my views in a clear manner.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to receive and give constructive feedback and to allow to be corrected.

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

[employee comments goal]

Promote and encourage colleagues to keep up-to-date with the company's rules, decision-making bodies, networks, structures, power relationships and environment

Understand the nature and limits of related companies and government agencies and use that knowledge to influence or lead others

[employee comments goal]

Embrace teamwork and delegate responsibility to individuals in order to make them accountable for execution

Get a mentor, who has been doing what one is currently doing or has been through what one is experiencing, to offer advice and career coaching

[employee comments goal]

Consistently build your credibility to someone who can be relied upon

Generate reports that are not full of manipulated or cooked figures

[employee comments goal]

Adhere to the rules provided for a smooth relationship with the management

Communicate effectively in every situation to every person in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Be punctual and consistent on time to work, meetings and functions

Take the initiative to meet the needs at hand rather than wait to be told what to do

[employee comments goal]

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

Identify, analyze and solve a problem systematically rather than by instinct or intuition

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to install and configure a wide range of products

Put extra effort to learn how to fix problems associated with a product

[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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