Musselman Joins NCAT Team


James "Jim" Musselman has been hired as NCAT’s newest senior engineer, where he will focus on research implementation and training related to asphalt mixtures and construction.

Jim has 34 years of experience as a pavement engineer, beginning his career with the Florida DOT working in the area of asphalt materials and construction. From 1994 through 2016, he served as FDOT’s state bituminous engineer where his primary responsibilities included administration of the statewide asphalt program, which encompassed a wide variety of activities related to the design, construction and materials utilization of asphalt pavements in Florida. Jim also held the position of Asphalt Performance Manager for CRH Americas Materials, providing technical support and training to CRH companies throughout North America.

“We are thrilled to have Jim join our team,” said Randy West, NCAT Director. “I’ve known Jim for over three decades and have immense respect for his broad technical knowledge and experience in the development and application of asphalt pavement specifications. His real-world expertise adds value to the work that we do. We are very pleased to have him on board and are already seeing benefits of what he adds to the team.”

Jim has both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida and is a registered engineer in the state of Florida.