Wood Technologist gathers and analyzes data of wood properties to determine best use of wood. Requires a high school diploma with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being a Wood Technologist has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Additionally, Wood Technologist works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to forester.