Sandie Cossa is Cadre’s Practice Leader, Western Canada and oversees our oil and gas practice out of our Fort McMurray office. Prior to joining Cadre, she worked as a Recruiter for Petro-Canada (now Suncor) where she played an integral role in managing large-scale recruitment activities. Educated at both the University of Waterloo and Lambton College, she attained both a Bachelor of Science degree and an Industrial Hygiene Technology Diploma.
Sandie’s background includes more than 13 years of experience in other facets of business that have provided her with a broader understanding of organizations and the requirements of line managers and supervisors. Her ability to quickly establish rapport, to actively listen and understand client issues and to follow through on commitments have been definite assets towards her career, earning her an ‘Exceptional Contributor Award’ for accelerating hiring of priority roles with a facility reaching full complement in eight years. Sandie was the sole Recruiter based in Fort McMurray hiring for the Operations and Maintenance roles on the Fort Hills Project. She was involved in developing the recruitment strategy, resume screening, pre-screening of candidates, behavioral based interviews, reference checks and offer extensions. The positions filled included Senior Engineers, Operational Leads, Power Engineers, Skilled Trades, Heavy Equipment Operators and Administrative Staff. Sandie remains a key member of the Cadre team and was most recently dedicated to leading the Recruitment Process Outsourcing for the Imperial Oil account.