How to Write a Great Performance Review

Technical Performance Review Example Phrases

Many jobs have some technical element to it. An employee’s ability to grasp the technical side of his/her job and then execute on tactical side is crucial to success. Technical doesn’t necessarily mean information technology – but also includes anything technical in the employee’s profession. For example, in a manufacturing environment, technical may mean the electronic and mechanical elements of the industrial machines the employee works on.

In this section, you will discover phrases you can use to evaluate an employee’s technical abilities.

Positive Phrases

Jenn quickly learns new technology and adapts it to our environment.

Greg understands the technology we implement and how to effectively use it.

Bill takes advantage of the technical training we offer.

Jim is one of the most technical employees we have.

Ben is able to grasp complex technical concepts and explain them in easy to understand ways.

Whenever we have a very technical problem, Holly is one of the first people we turn to. Her ability to grasp technology is an asset to our team.

Harry is an accomplished technician who understands our systems and processes.

There are a lot of intricacies to Bob’s job, yet he makes it all seem so simple.

As we implement new technology, Ryan is one of the first to pick it up and understand it.

When we need to implement new technology, we turn to Bill first.

In the fast paced world of technology, things always seem to change so rapidly. With some of our systems being old, we rely on Ted’s expertise in the previous generation systems.

Walter is good at understanding the technical nature of his job.

Paul is excellent at absorbing the complexities of his job.

Negative Phrases

Peter does not always grasp the newest technology immediately and needs excessive training to learn. Peter needs to work on improving his willingness to change.

Ryan is not very adept at understanding new technology.

Though our systems have been in place for many years and are well documented, Bob does not have the aptitude to understand the technical nuances they present.

Bill needs to improve his technical understanding of his job.

Jennifer is not a technician, yet some basic technical knowledge is required of her role. Jennifer needs to work on her technical knowledge.

Rote memorization of technical manuals is not the same as technical mastery. Bill needs to work on being able to think outside of the box, beyond the manuals, and troubleshoot technical issues which are not documented.

Paul is not technical enough for his role.

Fred’s understanding of business is very good, however, his ability to communicate with the technical members of his team is holding him back.

Peter needs to continue to improve his technical knowledge through training and self study.

Terry surprised us by not being more technical in nature considering his background.

Technical concepts sometime seem to pass right by Walter. Walter should learn the technical concepts required for his position.

In such a fast changing world, keeping up with the latest technology can sometimes be difficult. However, in his role, Tom needs to focus more on understanding the trends and changes in the marketplace.

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