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

A Broadcast Operations Engineer is liable for working with both the hardware and broadcast systems that are used across the television, radio and new media.

The principal duties of this post include ensuring programs are broadcast on time and to the highest level of quality, operating and maintaining the systems, carrying out updates and repairs, carrying out studio, set-work and post-production operations, maintaining specialist equipment for video production, broadcast and satellite transmission and interactive media, installing and testing new facilities, designing and installing customer audiovisual circuits, analyzing and repairing technical faults on equipment and systems, communicating effectively with the members of the team and other colleagues, developing and manufacturing hardware and systems.

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


Pay attention to detail in order to avoid missing important points or steps when performing a task or accomplishing goals

Volunteer for extra tasks and projects when one feels they can handle more work alongside their regular tasks

[employee comments goal]

Identify what every person is good at and pair them with the appropriate roles and tasks in order to help them succeed

Set a time limit for each meeting and come up with different strategies to experiment with at the end of the meeting

[employee comments goal]

Make sure that every team member is taking care of him/herself both physically and mentally

Align every team member's goals through a common purpose and recognize each member's contribution to that purpose regularly

[employee comments goal]

Work with all the employees both great and poor in growing them into a better group

Think through every decision to determine if it caters for all employees

[employee comments goal]

Develop oneself as a resource for others by networking to find excellent contacts for future needs

Show willingness to help colleagues who want to improve their professional and personal skills

[employee comments goal]

Identify what one likes about own job and start focusing on those positive aspects in order to start enjoying own job

Stop gossiping and minimize one's time with people that one does not resonate with in order to create a pleasant working environment

[employee comments goal]

Find opportunities to improve one's skills, and to provide additional services and products to the customers

Learn when to ask for permission and when one has full responsibility to proceed on to a certain task

[employee comments goal]

Be realistic about the time one has set for each goal as well as one's personal background and knowledge about the goal

Think about why one wants to achieve the goal in order to make it more realistic and achievable

[employee comments goal]

Align personal vision with the company vision in order to achieve both personal and professional goals

Surround oneself with people who are experts in long-range planning in order to hone own skills on the same

[employee comments goal]

Increase links to networks of individuals and groups from different cultural backgrounds

Put extra effort in understanding people with different cultural backgrounds and provide a cohesive environment for everyone

[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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