Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for an operations technician.

An Operations Technician is responsible for monitoring and operating the facilities of work platforms, often working in cooperation with engineering or construction teams.

The primary responsibilities for this post include maintaining the plant integrity and ensuring a reliable availability of supplies to the customers, troubleshooting problems and performing maintenance to reduce rig downtime, staying accountable for the day to day management of the operations, carrying out routine and first-line maintenance as required, gathering information, preparing tracking permit applications, filing various monthly, quarterly and annual reports concerning production, participating in the team troubleshooting of equipment and processes, maintaining equipment history and all other relevant records, consistently monitoring system status, leading the pigging operations.

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


Strive to manage time well to ensure all required deliverables are met.

Handle work by first handing the highly important tasks to minimize confusion

[employee comments goal]

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

Improve on time management to be able to complete the assigned work on time.

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to learn how to be a good and positive leader.

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

[employee comments goal]

Execute all tasks with the seriousness and professionalism they deserve to show your level of understanding

Receive feedback and labor for it to become a better employee

[employee comments goal]

Assume responsibility for every action and task without passing on blame

Seek new opportunities that challenge the capability to a new level of performance

[employee comments goal]

Plan each day ahead and have all the goals written down

Don't be hasty with solutions, conclusions or statements but try to analyze a situation before issuing an answer entirely

[employee comments goal]

Work on aspects of reliability such as keeping promises, punctuality and consistently doing good work in order to build trust

Be faithful and learn to keep other employees secrets in order to build a strong working relationship and a strong team

[employee comments goal]

Start with the complex tasks and break them down into smaller chunks, each with a specific deadline

Take regular breaks between tasks in order to refresh own mind and get ready to handle the next task

[employee comments goal]

Devote own attention to tasks that one needs to complete first and save later dates for projects with later deadlines

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

Allocate tasks to resources in a balanced and fair manner in order to ensure maximum utilization

[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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