Although most construction workers are men, more women are joining the field. This may have been caused by the rise of women construction workers during World War II, when the majority of men were away fighting.
Are you having trouble finding a gift for a construction worker? Here are some that will make great gifts.
This visibility sweatshirt will be a great gift for a construction worker who needs to be seen when out working. The thermal shirt comes in bright orange or yellow, with white stripes on the chest area and arms.
It comes with a hood and in sizes medium to 4X-large. The polyester thermal lining will keep a person warm while working outside.
These handyman gloves are made by CLC Custom Leathercraft. They are made of synthetic leather and come in small, medium, large, extra-large and XX-large sizes.
A wind closes the strap around the wrist, prevent the glove from coming off. These gloves are also insulated to keep hands and fingers warm when working in cold weather.
A construction worker will get a laugh out of this shirt when they open up their present. The front says “sawdust is man glitter” in faded-yellow block words on a solid background.
The shirt is made for men, women, and children in sizes small to 5X-large. These also come in all kinds of colors, such as black, yellow, pink, red, orange, green, and blue. They are made of 100% preshrunk cotton or a combination of cotton and polyester, based on the color you get.
Every construction worker needs to have at least one good pair work boots. These boots are from Carhartt and made from 100% leather with a rubber sole. They come in wheat or dark brown that is oil tanned.
The boots are eight inches tall, so will protect the feet and ankles when out working. The insole can be removed to add more supportive soles if needed.
This ski mask is a great way for a worker to protect their head, face, and neck from the bitter elements during the winter. There are several colors to choose from and all are made of 100% polyester.
A mesh panel over the mouth is provided for easy breathing. The fabric panel over the face can also keep a worker from dealing with cold winds when working outside.
Tool Pens Set
The tool pens set will make a great gift to a worker when they need to get some things done in their office. This set comes with pens in the shape of a hammer, nail, wrench, and screwdriver.
Each tool looks real and is painted in realistic colors. Add a mug so that your favorite worker has a place to put their new pens when not using them.
A worker doing a job outside in the cold will perform much better staying warm in this insulated parka. It is made by Caterpillar and is made of 100% polyester. Sizes are available from small to 4X-large.
The coat can be ordered in black, tan, brown, camo, and other colors. There are plenty of zippers located on the outside to store pens and other small items.
Construction Worker Toy
This construction worker toy and accessories will make a great gag gift. The figure is by Bruder and made with TPR.
The worker comes wearing a removable vest and hat. A drill and various tools are also included. The figure is 4.25 inches tall and has a head and limbs that can move.
Classic Lunch Box
This Stanley classic lunch box will make a construction worker the talk of the town during breaktime at his or her job. It is made of stainless steel and comes in Hammer-Tone navy or green. The lunch box’s design is based on containers from the 1950s.
The 10-quart box can carry plenty of foods and drinks for lunch and snacks. It can be used at work or while out enjoying a day trip.
Construction Worker Mug
A construction worker will love to get this builder mug as a gift. The cup is unique with a yellow drill as the holder. The words “caution builder at work” is in gray and orange, with tools in the same colors surrounding the words.
The words and tools are on a white background. This mug can hold 14 ounces of tea, coffee, or whatever their favorite hot drink is.
A construction worker will appreciate these sturdy work pants. They are made by Wrangler Riggs with 100% cotton for a comfortable fit and feel.
The pants are available in all kind of men’s sizes. They can be ordered in various colors, like black, green, navy, light gray, and brown.
The relaxed fit makes these ideal for moving around in while at work throughout the day. The bottom part also fits easily over boots.
This padded toolbelt comes with suspenders for added supported. The belt is made of heavy polyester that is padded to keep a worker safe and comfortable while working. The belt comes in one size but can be adjusted.
It is made by Melo Work Gear and weighs 16 ounces. The D-ring loop attaches the suspenders when needed.
This magnetic wristband will keep small pieces nearby to use throughout the day during a job. The Zentouch wristband can hold onto drill bits, screws, nuts, nails, and other small tools that can be hard to find in larger toolboxes.
Ten strong neodymium magnets are built into the wristband. The inner lining is breathable for a comfortable fit. It is made of 100% 1680D ballistic polyester and is lightweight to easily wear all day.
LED Light Pen
This set comes with two pens that light up with built-in LED lights. The pens are made of military-grade aluminum body and come with batteries and two ink refills.
The pens have a bubble level, ruler, stylus, screwdriver bits, and retractable pen parts. Give these pens as a novelty gift to a worker who can use both.
Socks are a necessity while working in the field of construction. This six pack of all-terrain boot socks by Carhartt is just what a construction worker you know might need.
These socks fit men’s shoe sizes in 6 to 12 and come in gray, brown, and navy. They are made of polyester, acrylic, wool, nylon, and spandex.
The socks are great for those who work on their feet for long hours during the day. They are durable and have the ability to lower the chances of blisters forming.
This pocket knife is by TAC-force and is for tactical, rescue, and outdoor use. The blue handle has grips on the side to prevent the knife from slipping out of sweaty or wet hands.
The LED light shines an intense blue when turned on. This Speedster model is great for multiple uses and can be folded in when not being used.
A construction worker with a sore back will appreciate this gift. This support brace is made by Ergodyne Proflex and has 9 inches of extended support. The brace comes in sizes small to XXX-large and is black.
It is made of polypropylene with rubber track webbing. The suspenders can come off and be adjusted to a comfortable height. It is easy to take off and on with a hook-and-loop closure.
Hard Hat and Helmet Stickers
A worker can make their fellow co-workers laugh with these helmet and hard hat stickers. Ten decals come in a pack. Eight of the decals have funny sayings.
Two of them are American flags. These are made of high-quality material to keep others laughing while on the job.
Keep small items organized with this parachute organizer bag by Milwaukee. The bag is in the shape of a cylinder with a zipper pocket on the outside and divided into six different compartments on the inside.
Place this organizer in a larger bag or carry it around in a bucket. It is also stackable, so you can always buy more than one if needed.
Cool Dri Shirt
This set of two Cool Dri shirts will keep a construction worker nice and dry while working on a job. These are lightweight, have wicking technology, and will protect a person from harmful UV rays.
The long-sleeve shirts come in men’s sizes in small to 3X-Large. Choose from safety green, white, blue, and other colors. These are made of 100% polyester and can be worn alone or under clothing.
In and Out Bucket
This toolbox contains 61 pockets that can fit all kinds of tools in various sizes. CLC Custom Leathercraft is the maker of this container, which is made of heavy-duty fabric to easily hold tools that are needed throughout the day while working.
The toolbox can fit into most standard three-to-five-gallon buckets when needed. It is black and yellow to be easily identified from a distance.
Safety Trench Coat
This bright-yellow trench coat will keep a worker dry while working in rainy weather. It is made of reflective material to be seen by others while working outside in bad weather. The coat comes in small, medium, and large.
This coat is made of 100% PVC material for a lightweight fit but is also wind and waterproof. The hideaway hoodie helps keep the face dry. Velcro cuffs allow for a tight or loose fit around the wrists.
Safety Grip Gloves
These safety grip work gloves are made for both men and women. They are made by SAFEAT and come in small, medium, large, and extra-large.
They are gray and can be used for all kinds of work. The PU coated palm helps grip items and keeps hands and fingers safe from sharp objects. A doyentrontex liner is also in place to keep hands safe.
Give this tool pen as a gift to a man or woman who can use it while working. The pen is a 6-in-1 tool with a variety of uses. You can choose from a yellow or black pen.
This aluminum-made pen can be used as a scale ruler, includes a small screwdriver set with a Phillips and flat head, and a spirit level. The pen also includes a touch screen stylus pen, and four pen refills to be used as a ballpoint pen.
A physical laborer will get a kick out of these socks. The socks have all kinds of tools and accessories floating along a black background. A yellow ruler makes up one of the borders, with blue toe-and-heel areas.
These socks are made of cotton, nylon, polyester, and spandex. They come in men’s sizes seven to twelve. There are also socks in other styles to choose from as well.
Tire Coffee Mug
A worker who spends much of their workday in vehicles will appreciate this tire coffee mug. The main part of the insolated mug is made up of four tires. A tire with the silver spokes exposed is used as the lid.
This thermos can contain 11 ounces of coffee or another liquid inside the stainless-steel inner tube. Liquids will stay at the same temperature in this container for more than two hours.
Reflective Work Gloves
These brightly-colored work gloves are made by Handlandy. They come in red, gray, and high-visibility yellow and orange. They are made of spandex for a comfortable fit.
The safety gloves come in sizes from small to XXL. There is padding in the knuckle area with mesh throughout the gloves so that hands can get some outer air throughout the day. The synthetic-leather palm helps keep hands safe as well.
A worker will enjoy having this cooling towel while working in the summer heat. It wraps around the neck to keep that area of the body cool. The bandana scarf is great for those who work or are active on a regular basis.
The towel needs to be soaked under running water for 10 seconds, then squeezed to remove extra moisture before being placed around the neck or head. Choose from a variety of colors, such as green, red, blue, and black.
A construction worker will find this car desk handy when they need to get some paper or computer work done while out at a job site. The curved hooks will fit the desk around the car’s wheels.
This option is made of blond Baltic birch. Other options are made of wood material in various colors. When not in use, the desk can be stored between seats or in the trunk.
Recycled Storage Clipboard
This storage clipboard will work great for a worker who needs a place to write and store important paperwork to keep with him while working. The clipboard is made by Saunders and was created with recycled aluminum to keep items safe.
It comes in black or silver and is lightweight. The storage compartment easily locks on its own when closed.
Get this stocking stuffer as a gift for a construction worker who may need a screwdriver with him at all times. This set comes with two screwdrivers and wrenches.
This set is made of cast steel by Luca Elf Aide and is small enough to easily fit on a keychain to take everywhere.
Caulk Out Shirt
Your favorite worker will get a laugh when they see this shirt. “Rock out with your caulk out” is printed in which is printed in chalky-white on a solid background. A caulking gun is printed in the middle of the words.
The shirt comes in black, red, green, blue, and grey and comes in sizes small to 3 extra-large. They are also made in cotton or a combination of polyester and cotton.
Protective Safety Glasses
Having protective gear while working is important for construction workers. This pair of DeWalt safety glasses will keep eye safe while working around equipment and various materials.
The lens is made of polycarbonate with a rubber frame. These glasses weigh less than an ounce for long term comfort.
Compression Work Socks
This set of three pairs of compression socks come in white or black. They are by Dickies and fit shoe sizes 12 – 15. These socks are made of cotton, polyester, nylon, and spandex.
Compression in the arch and ankle areas gives additional stability and support to comfortably work all day in high boots. Keep clean by washing in the washing machine.
Angle Measuring Ruler
This multi-angle measuring ruler will help a worker make precise measurements while working on a building project. Choose from a black or yellow ruler by Bluebana.
Place in the bag that comes with the ruler and wrap it up as a gift for a worker who needs it. The ruler is made of premium aluminum alloy to keep durable for long-term use.