Viper Employee Spotlight: Cobey Meade
Cobey joined the Viper team in May 2020. While he was hired as an Electrician, system production and installation kept him busy in his role at Viper. He was promoted to Application Specialist in 2022. His responsibilities include the engineering design, manufacturing, and installation of Viper systems. He can be found at Viper headquarters as well as at customer sites performing camera calibration checks and thermographic or ultrasonic inspections. With his depth of knowledge about Viper systems, he also assists with customer service and support. He cites problem-solving as one of the best skills he brings to the job, and we couldn’t agree more. Find out what Cobey is happiest doing when he’s not working…
Q: Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What did you want to be when you grew up?
Cobey: I wanted to be either an architect or an engineer. I’ve always loved building and designing.
Q: Tell us about your hometown.
Cobey: I’m from Ragland, Alabama. It is a very small one-stoplight town with not much to do, but it was a great place to grow up. We all knew each other and got along (for the most part, anyway).
Q: What motivates you?
Cobey: I want to be the best father and role model I can be for my son.
Q: What do you think are the best skills you bring to your job?
Cobey: I am very analytical and a pretty good problem solver.
Q: Why do you love working for Viper Imaging?
Cobey: It is a fun, close-knit group of people. What we do as a company provides new and interesting challenges daily.
Q: When you’re not working, what are you happiest doing?
Cobey: I love playing with my son, woodworking, and gaming.
Q: If we went to happy hour, what would you order?
Cobey: a screwdriver.
Q: Complete this sentence: If I were a superhero, my superpower would be _____.
Cobey: stopping time.
Q: Describe your perfect vacation.
Cobey: My perfect vacation would be staying in a cabin in Montana. I would enjoy being surrounded by nature, and the silence would be pretty great, too.
Cobey’s background includes electrical and industrial maintenance. He and his family reside in Munford, AL.
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