Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for an estimator project manager.

An estimator project manager is responsible for estimating all project costs to ensure that projects are done in line with the cost estimates. He or she will work closely with contractors and sub-contractors to ensure that the project deliverables are met within the stipulated timeframe. Furthermore, he or she will get to resolve and if need be, escalate all project estimation issues to the senior management.

Other duties that he or she can handle include; estimate all requirements that pertains to the projects, coordinate all project proposals, examine project work orders, maintain projects? high standards, attend meetings of the project and ensure that it abides by all the laid down procedures, coordinate all project activities and liaising with contractors and subcontractors.

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


To prepare adequately at all times before going for any interview.

Show great enthusiasm and positivity before, during and after the interview process.

[employee comments goal]

Undertake more research on issues by seeking to find accurate and factual information

Show more assertiveness and decisiveness when dealing with problems and coming up with solutions.

[employee comments goal]

Share one's knowledge and skills with colleagues and devise simple solutions to help them achieve their goals or perform tasks

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

[employee comments goal]

Be clear and upfront about what the company expects from the remote workers with some formal documentation if possible

Develop a video training program that introduces the key staff and their roles in order to eliminate confusion related to management issues

[employee comments goal]

Seek to improve that which does not please the supervisors

Attempt to do things differently and see the results changes

[employee comments goal]

Strictly follow the company's policies and regulations in executing all your tasks

Listen to others attentively and weigh each party's opinions before speaking your mind

[employee comments goal]

Set a timeline for each goal in order to identify and stick to specific actions that one needs to take to work towards that goal

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

[employee comments goal]

Shop around before purchasing a product in order to get a better pricing and save on operation costs

Try as much as possible to run from the law by learning how to solve problems before they get to a point where attorneys are involved

[employee comments goal]

Understand how to document, manage, and assess project risks and develop mitigation and contingency plans

Provide accurate and timely information regarding tasks, strategies, schedules, plans, and organization structure to stakeholders

[employee comments goal]

Dedicate more resources for supporting diversity and always communicate the value of diversity

Always assess whether the current procedures, practices, and policies are diverse and make changes where necessary

[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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