He began his acting career to critical acclaim as Rory in Black Circle Boys at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. From there, he made several guest appearances on popular television shows, such as ER, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and The X-Files. He continued pursuing films roles, particularly as Sherman O'Dell in October Sky and Jesse, a stuttering mechanic, in The Fast and the Furious.
In 2010, he starred in the remake of the 1970s cult classic, I Spit On Your Grave. He has also appeared in the recurring role of Chad Willingham on CSI: NY and as Ash on Supernatural. He took part in Tony Zierra's 2011 documentary My Big Break, which follows the early careers of Lindberg, Wes Bentley, Brad Rowe and Greg Fawcett. He was also a guest star in an episode of The Cape as Hicks, a professional sniper assassin. He is currently a paranormal investigator on the Destination America channel's show Ghost Stalkers.