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Engineers can either be the easiest people to buy for or the hardest people to buy for. There’s only so many tools you can get them over the years without them getting suspicious that you’re running out of ideas. But no worries, we’ve got you and your engineer recipient covered.
Gift Ideas for an Engineer
Great for when they pretend to read the instructions before they throw them away and wing it.
Technical Compass Glass Stein
After a long day at work, who doesn’t need a drink? Now your engineer can drink from a glass that reminds them just how cool their job is.
Resistance is Futile Rubber Mouse Pad
Math jokes for the math inclined.
Keep Calm and Engineer On Patch Applique
An iron-on patch for clothing, the shop, the garage, or the office.
Engineer Quote Magnet
A magnet that asks the real questions.
All You Need is Love Math T-Shirt
The perfect t-shirt to wear on casual Friday.
Engineer Mouse Pad
This is the true definition of an engineer. Be sure to remind your engineer of that.
Piston In-Ear Earphones
Headphones are a must for when your engineer needs to draft or design something. Music makes time go by so much faster.
Math Joke Book
Math jokes are the best kind of jokes.
Stainless Steel Travel Mug
Warm coffee is absolutely necessary in any profession. Help your engineer keep their coffee warm for longer with this travel mug.
Funny Engineer Pint Glass
Is the engineer you’re buying for somehow never wrong? Letting them know you’re on to them with this pint glass is the only acceptable way to get the word out.
Women in Science Book
Women are more than qualified to be engineers too. Show them that they are appreciated in this sometimes male-dominated workforce with this book showcasing some of the great women who have made an impact on science.
Engineer Pen and Letter Opener Set
A classic gift for the classic engineer.
Screwdriver Bit Set
Tools are always a go-to for an engineer. Try giving your engineer this screwdriver bit set for all practical household applications.
Engineer’s Motto Funny T-Shirt
It’s the only way to make sure that it isn’t actually secretly broken and needs fixing.
Engineer Funny Glass Christmas Ornament
The perfect Christmas ornament to adorn your tree for years to come.
Engineer Drink Coolers
A great way to keep your engineer’s drinks cold while also being a little bit sarcastic.
Math Equation Clock
Give yourself a mini brain-workout every time you need to know the time. This gift is perfect for an office or a shop.
Engineer’s Puzzle Notebook
A notebook with a puzzle on every page. Perfect for journaling, note taking, and mathematical grocery lists.
Engineer Spelling Coffee Mug
Some engineers have the gift of math, sometimes their spelling suffers. This gift is perfect for people like that.
Engineers are notoriously hard to buy for. I truly hope that this helps you find the best gift for that engineer you are buying for! Be sure to let us know what your favorite ideas from this list were. We are @ugifter on Twitter and @uniquegifter on Instagram.